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National Hockey League playoff schedule 2017: It's a Game 7 doubleheader

In the first four games against the Penguins, Holtby had a.876 save percentage and allowed 11 goals. He did not come out of Game 6 on Monday night. He shuffled Alex Ovechkin off the first line and threw out young Andre Burakovsky to skate beside Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie - the Penguins had no answer for the line Monday night, Burakovsky getting a pair of goals, Backstrom getting a goal and an assist and Oshie getting a power-play goal to open the scoring.

Complacency not an issue at Chelsea - Cahill

They're going for the title and we've still got things to play for ourselves. "The first year I came here, I came from winning the league in Spain and straight away we won the league, so that was very nice", Courtois added. Boro, which lacked quality and investment in the team, started its downward spiral at the end of previous year with a winless run that stretched from December 17 and April 26.

Cesc Fabregas 'very satisfied' after Chelsea's Premier League title win

Last night's 1-0 win away to West Bromwich Albion made Conte the fourth Italian tactician to win the title after Roberto Mancini, Ancelotti and Claudio Ranieri. Following the change in system, Chelsea have dropped just 13 points out of a possible 90 to storm clear at the top of the Premier League. Conte enjoyed the on-pitch celebrations with the Chelsea supporters.

Mets suspend Matt Harvey 3 days for violating team rules

But the announced crowd of 39,197 knew what was going on and serenaded the Mets with sarcastic applause when Rene Rivera led off the sixth with a bloop single just beyond third base. Harvey has largely disappointed so far this season, posting a 2-2 record and a 5.14 ERA in six starts as he returns from season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome.

Cubs rally to beat Phillies 5-4

By hitting that 20th blast, Schwarber became the fastest in Cubs history to accomplish that feat with the team, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune notes. "But that's no excuse". That ranked 12th in the National League and 26th in Major League Baseball. The Phillies offense struck first. The ball never reached center field, and Galvis never threw it to first.

Batshuayi's late victor delivers title for Chelsea

The respect Conte is held in by his players was clear to see as each one of them hugged him after the final whistle at the Hawthorns before joining together to throw him into the air in a joyous scene in front of Chelsea's supporters. "We deserved it over the season". "It is fantastic to wrap it up with a couple of games to go". The title had seemed very distant after the humiliation at the Emirates yet would have been a certainty long before Friday if not for the dogged pursuit of ...

Brownlee blindsided by Aussie uni fees changes

Earlier this week, an Australian government proposal indicated subsidies for New Zealand citizens enrolling in tertiary education courses would likely be dumped, making them fee-paying students. Henry Sherrell, researcher at the Crawford School of Public Policy , was sceptical that potential students would flock to Australia the way the government anticipated.

NASCAR announces problem with Joey Logano's win at RIR

But he made it clear Friday at Talladega Superspeedway that Team Penske is not only owning up to the penalty but is prepared to move forward. "I think what happened was something that's very, very small", Logano said . The Connecticut native is the first driver at the Cup level to be hammered by NASCAR's encumbered win policy, which was introduced at the start of the 2016 season.

Hamburg, Mainz remain in relegation danger after 0-0 draw

Mainz sit in the 15th place and are within touching distance to the relegation zone while Hamburg continue in the 16th place, which is a relegation play off spot. Markus Weinzierl's side needs to win both its remaining games against Hamburg and Ingolstadt , and hope for favors from others against Freiburg and Hertha Berlin .

Cubs need marathon to take series from Phillies

Freddy Galvis gripped the ball in his right hand and the Phillies believed for a moment Thursday afternoon that they had somehow escaped another inning. Louis, the Cubs (16-12) hold a game-and-a-half lead on the Brewers in the NL Central with the Reds (14-14) just games back. "Once you think you have it figured out, you can get bit in the ass".

IPL 2017: Struggling DD have onerous task at hand against SRH

Delhi was a flawless amalgamation of past and present bound for a successful future. In out ( Kolkata Knight Riders ) last Indian Premier League game on Friday, something which comes surprisingly for the Delhi Daredevils' lineup, is that the team member Zaheer Khan is now engaged but his focus towards his cricket is incredible now.

New York Mets considering giving Tim Tebow promotion

He is 7-for-22 in the past week (.318) and is hitting.250/.330/.370 in 112 plate appearances this season. "Especially for a guy who is playing organized baseball for the first time in many years and the first time professionally". Tebow had a.327/.413/.436 slash line over his last 16 games, entering Friday. The next step up for Tebow would be High-A ball for the St. Lucie Mets of the Florida State League.

Antonio Conte is everyone's favourite manager after his classy Middlesbrough gesture

Hopefully on Friday we can have the title", Fabregas said . 'For sure it won't be easy, because West Brom is a really good team, a physical team, and we must pay great attention. But through hard work, together we found the right way. "Now Cesc is showing himself to be a fantastic player". 'We must be focused on the next game to reach this fantastic moment.

England face France and Argentina in tough 2019 World Cup draw

Kenya-who will face off with Uganda, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Senegal for the sole African ticket-will not avoid New Zealand, Italy, South Africa and the repechage victor if they sail through. The 1991 champions and two-time finalists face another arduous pool in Japan . "If that comes to fruition then clearly they're going to be a different beast in the World Cup year than what they are now".

Rishabh Pant's blitzkrieg against Gujarat Lions

Though Delhi Daredevils are, at present, at the bottom stair in the IPL points table , Billings trusts the four jewels-Sanju Samson , Rishabh Pant , Shreyas Iyer, and Karun Nair. After the match, Rahul Dravid took a light-hearted interview of Pant and Samson and it's an absolute must-watch for Indian cricket fans. "Love batsman with tremendous belief in themselves which is backed by a special ability for ball hitting.Extra Special today frm Rishabh Pant ", Sehwag tweeted.

Newcastle sew up top spot in the Championship

Under Mowbray Blackburn failed to get out of the bottom three but took 22 points from 15 games, which was the ninth-best record across the division from the moment he arrived. Goals from Ayoze Perez, Chancel Mbemba and substitute Dwight Gayle secured a deserved 3-0 victory over Barnsley in front of a crowd of 52,276 at St James' Park, and Jack Grealish's last-gasp strike for Aston Villa denied Brighton victory to allow the Magpies to leap-frog them into top spot.

Pageau's fourth goal seals Senators' 2OT win over Rangers

Kreider moved the ropes on a veiled shot and Stepan scored the Rangers' second short-handed goal by defeating Anderson with a good wrist shot at 13:10. They continue to work on efficiently breaking through Ottawa's neutral-zone trap in practice. The Rangers played a much more physical series in the first round against the Canadiens, when the teams averaged 88.83 hits per game.

Muntari's ban after protesting against racism lifted

The last few days have been very hard for me. Per Digby, Muntari explained the decision to card him, rather than address the problem with the fans, was the reason he walked off: "That's where I got angry". On Tuesday, a Disciplinary Commission upheld the ban, saying "the racist chants came from approximately 10 people, which was less than one per cent of about 2000 people who occupied the area of the stadium where the chants came from".

Mariners open up a weekend series with the Texas Rangers on KPUG

The Rangers appeared ready to capitalize when Carlos Gomez gave Texas the lead in the first inning with a sacrifice fly, then Shin-Soo Choo followed in the second with an RBI groundout to make it 2-0. He would last three-and-a-half innings, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits and a walk. Texas goes with Yu Darvish who is 3-2 with a 3.03 ERA.

Dugan injury sours Roos' rout of Kiwis

Nearly one year after breaking a three-game losing streak against the Kiwis in Newcastle, a crowd of 18,535 watched the home side make it five straight wins against the world No2. Fantastic fast hands from Australia , in the third minute after the restart, allowed Jake Trbojevic to cross off a superb but risky no-look Cooper Cronk pass.

Danny Willett: 'My body & mind need a rest'

Visibly struggling, Willett withdrew and took to Twitter on Friday night to explain to his 117,000 followers why he did so, before adding that after some disappointing results, his "body and mind need a rest". "I hit a couple of tee shots practising on Monday and just didn't feel right and I've been getting treatment on it", McIlroy told Sky Sports. "It feels more like a muscle strain so I'm going to get an MRI scan on Monday after the tournament and I might have to rest for a week or two".

Aaron Hernandez murder conviction thrown out by judge

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn III said he will appeal the ruling to the state Supreme Judicial Court. Prosecutors sought to prevent the abatement , arguing that Hernandez's suicide was a deliberate forfeiture of his appeal.

Sharma, Ashwin named in India's Champions Trophy squad

India's cricket board on Sunday approved the country's participation in the Champions Trophy, ending speculation about the team staying away from the tournament because of a financial dispute with the International Cricket Council. "We will groom him for the future". Spinner Ashwin is picked despite missing the Indian Premier League due to a hernia problem, while Sharma has returned from a thigh injury to captain the in-form Mumbai Indians.

Colorado gets another home run from Mark Reynolds

Anderson obliged - after a shaky beginning. The left-hander tied a career-high with 10 strikeouts. It was quite a turnaround from his last outing, also against Arizona. It will be hard for NY (18-9) to follow up Brett Gardner's three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning to storm past the Cubs (16-13), but the Yankees are playing great baseball right now.

Twins CF Buxton pulled as precaution after hitting wall

But the A's are averaging only a little over one home run per game - Wednesday's came from Yonder Alonso , a two-run shot in the third - while averaging more than 10 strikeouts per game. Santana (5-0) lowered his ERA to 0.66 for the season and has allowed one run or fewer and gone at least six innings in all six of his starts. "I just wanted to keep the team in the game", Cotton said.

Eric Bailly could face extended ban after Europa League dismissal

The boys gave everything they had. "We gave a hard match to our opponent". It would be incredible. The game was emotional for everyone. But Facundo Roncaglia reduced the lead with five minutes remaining before being sent off following a shoving match with Bailly.

England in World Cup Pool of Death again

The other eight teams will be made up of qualifiers. When asked about France, Jones said: "They've really improved over the last two years and they're certainly a unsafe team". The Lelos will play in Pool D of the tournament, which also includes Australia and Wales. England were pushed out from 4/1 to to win the World Cup following the draw.

Clevinger, 4 Indians relievers combine to one-hit Royals

Tomlin pitched seven strong innings, allowing one run and only three hits. After a fourth straight hit, this one a single from catcher Salvador Perez on a 3-0 pitch, the Indians went to the bullpen and pulled Salazar for left-handed specialist Boone Logan.

Cardinals announce signing of QB Gabbert to 1-year deal

Now the Cardinals have Drew Stanton and Zac Dysert on their roster to back up Palmer. Before landing with the 49ers, he spent three seasons with the Jaguars and between the two teams has thrown for 7,351 yards, 38 touchdowns and 37 interceptions while completing 56 percent of his passes.

After EPL title, Conte sets sights on FA Cup

To go through a season with more than half a team being worthy of an 8/10 mark is a good starting point for any potential champions, and Chelsea have sailed toward meeting that criteria. DF Gary Cahill, 8 - Robust performance from Chelsea's skipper, who has stepped up to the mark time and time again this season. Tottenham's nine-game winning streak in the spring put some pressure on the Blues , but their quality ultimately triumphed.

Chelsea wins Premier League title on Batshuayi's late goal at West Brom

Since switching over to the back three - a formation that other managers in the EPL have eventually ended up going for as well - Chelsea have been a different beast, a beast that's now won two Premier League titles in three seasons. Asked if he thought Conte could go on to build a dynasty, former Chelsea midfielder Lampard said: "I think so". In terms of distance covered, he is way behind Tottenham Hotspur's Kyle Walker (272km to 312km from 32 games), while he also trails Everton's Séamus ...

Arsenal make assurances ahead of mammoth £85m attacker move

Nevertheless, with previous suggestions that Wenger visited Mbappe last summer to try and convince him to join Arsenal coupled with their ongoing interest and these latest developments, there may well be an outside chance of a shock transfer but it's hard not to see the likes of Madrid and United being in pole position for the French global.

Fuel tanker gas leak in Delhi puts 30 school pupils in hospital

According to multiple reports, the number of girls affected were around 100. The school's vice-principal, Renu Rampal, said students from classes located on the first, second and third floors complained of uneasiness. "We made calls to police as well as the hospital about the incident after which the girls were rushed to hospital", she said. Police said that a total of 487 victims were taken to hospital till afternoon.

Proud Dyche delights in defying doubters as Burnley all but seal survival

Sean Dyche believes Burnley's board have been vindicated with their decision to stick by him now that their Premier League survival has essentially been confirmed. " Burnley certainly are one of those". West Brom's ended a goal-drought of 530 minutes in the Premier League. Player ratingsBurnley: Tom Heaton 6, Matt Lowton 5, Kevin Long 6, James Tarkowski 5, Stephen Ward 6, George Boyd 6, Jeff Hendrick 6, Ashley Westwood 7, Scott Arfield 6, Ashley Barnes 7, Sam Vokes 8.

Reese Witherspoon bonds with 3 male housemates in "Home Again" teaser

Things get really insane when Alice's ex-husband, played by Michael Sheen, returns to the picture. "Just What I Needed" provides the flawless anthem for the mixed-up, modern family on display here. "I'm not in love with her", says one of the young filmmakers. "Like her face and her personality". Her mom, Nancy Meyers , is the director behind hits like Something's Gotta Give and It's Complicated , as well as the writer of Private Benjamin .