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Sports Rask, Bruins close out Jackets in Game 6
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NOTES: The franchises met in the playoffs for the fifth time, with two of those coming before the Hartford Whalers moved to Raleigh in 1997. TURNING POINT: It was the greasy Carolina game finally catching up to the Canes in the third period with Jordan Staal and Hamilton taking penalties in the first few minutes that led to power-play goals for the Bruins.

Sports Raptors overcome 76ers 125-89 in Game 5
Author: 0 Raptors overcome 76ers 125-89 in Game 5

He scored 11 points on 2-of-7 shooting in Philadelphia's Game 4 loss, when he reportedly first felt the effects of the illness. Coming off back to back losses, the Sixers need a win to keep their season alive and force a game seven against the risky Raptors.

Sports Australia set for marathon home summer
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Dairy major Amul will be the principal sponsor of the Afghanistan cricket team for the upcoming ICC World Cup hosted by England and Wales, its Managing Director R S Sodhi said May 7. That means Australia's best cricketers will be overseas at a time of the year when the Aussies are generally at home. Two senior officials of the CA - chairman Earl Eddings and chief executive Kevin Roberts - are coming to India for holding talks with the BCCI and improving relations.

Sports A's Fiers blanks Reds for second career no-hitter
Author: 0 A's Fiers blanks Reds for second career no-hitter

The eighth inning was a breeze, with Fiers retiring Nick Senzel on a grounder to third, Jose Iglesias on a grounder to second and Tucker Barnhart on a lazy fly to right, putting him at 118 pitches going in to the ninth. Fiers appreciated his manager sticking with him. He ended up throwing 131 pitches, the most any pitcher has posted this season. Max Scherzer , Justin Verlander , Homer Bailey and Arrieta are the other active big leaguers with two no-hitters.

Sports Bruins' McAvoy suspended for Eastern finals opener
Author: 0 Bruins' McAvoy suspended for Eastern finals opener

But defenseman Charlie McAvoy won't be participating in Game 1, having been suspended for one playoff game by the NHL's Department of Player Safety on Tuesday for an illegal check to the head of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson .

Sports TE Watson to join Pats on one-year deal
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Veteran tight end Benjamin Watson is putting his retirement on hold, and he's coming home to do it. Watson came back from an Achilles injury that cost him to miss the entire 2016 season, and yet he responded the following year with a strong campaign in his one year with the Baltimore Ravens .

Sports 'Glad to be back': Roger Federer wins on long-awaited clay return
Author: 0 'Glad to be back': Roger Federer wins on long-awaited clay return

Federer needed just 52 minutes to hand out a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Richard Gasquet and send the clearest of messages around the locker-room: the old fella is back . Playing his farewell event, Ferrer thrilled the home crowd besting countryman Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 4-6, 6-4. The 37-year-old tennis star easily won the first set and finished with 28 winners to 20 unforced errors.

Sports Kane hopes to play in Champions League final
Author: 0 Kane hopes to play in Champions League final

We'll look at the rumored candidates and dissect the likelihood of them signing. Hosts Portugal, who play the Swiss on Wednesday, June 5, will have no players in the Champions League final. "We enjoyed a lot watching the tie against Barcelona". Yet while Barcelona, Juventus and Bayern Munich have dominated at home in recent years, no club has retained the Premier League title since Manchester United in 2009, in Cristiano Ronaldo's final season at Old Trafford.

Sports NBC set to capture drama of Premier League’s final match day
Author: 0 NBC set to capture drama of Premier League’s final match day

There is a general feeling that the Reds' race is run, such is City's brilliance and the likelihood of Brighton rolling over with nothing to play for. "To win it that way with Vincent's goal, that strike that was unbelievable, it was just fantastic". "Man City will have to slip up for Liverpool to be champions, but the most important thing for Liverpool is to do their job and beat Wolves".

Sports NBA Sixers vs Raptors Game 5 Spread and Prediction
Author: 0 NBA Sixers vs Raptors Game 5 Spread and Prediction

Marc Gasol had 16 points , Kyle Lowry had 14, Serge Ibaka chipped in with 12, and Danny Green had 11. Raptor coach Nick Nurse also said that they got outplayed and it has been a while since they saw the team play as they did. And then if coach says "Why'd you do it?' I promise you I will say 'I told him to do it". Moments afterward, during the end-of-quarter break, he sat himself down next to Ben Simmons and spent a solid minute filling the second-year point guard's ear.

Sports Unai Emery reaches fourth Europa final
Author: 0 Unai Emery reaches fourth Europa final

Lacazette scored one and Aubameyang grabbed a hat-trick in a 4-2 win against Valencia at the Mestalla . Chelsea secured a Champions League berth with a 3-0 win over Watford, last weekend, so now the only thing left to do this season is to try and win a trophy.

Sports The White House website welcomes 'Red Socks' for their World Series visit
Author: 0 The White House website welcomes 'Red Socks' for their World Series visit

Almost a dozen players, including American League MVP Mookie Betts , have said they will also skip the ceremony. "We see this as recognition of our players for a world championship". In fact, Congress has allocated Puerto Rico just a fraction of that figure. More than half of that $91 billion is based on the White House's estimates for costs FEMA could incur in years to come.

Sports Red Sox lefty on IL with elbow problem
Author: 0 Red Sox lefty on IL with elbow problem

Price has been decent thus far this season. He's been one of the steadiest arms in a surprisingly vulnerable Red Sox rotation, but he'll now join fellow starter Nathan Eovaldi on the shelf. "I think the message was clear, simple and everybody understands why, and there are some people who don't understand, " he said. Curran could not publicly confirm the players' decisions but said there would be over 20 players attending Thursday, in addition to about 20 coaches, staff and trainers and a ...

Sports David Beckham banned from driving for six months for using cellphone
Author: 0 David Beckham banned from driving for six months for using cellphone

Beckham, who is now the co-owner of MLS expansion franchise Inter Miami, was present at the court hearing and spoke briefly to deliver his name, date of birth and address. Beckham accepted he drove a loaned Bentley at 59mph in a 40mph zone in west London in January past year. His celebrity lawyer Mr Freeman, known as "Mr Loophole", managed to fight the speeding charge at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court.

Sports Kevin Durant diagnosed with right calf strain after leaving Game 5
Author: 0 Kevin Durant diagnosed with right calf strain after leaving Game 5

The Rockets were up by nine before the Golden State scored the next seven points, capped by a 3 from Stephen Curry , to get within 110-108 with 19 seconds left. With the Warriors being favored by six points at home, expect the Rockets to show up and pull off the series changing upset. "If Kevin is out, then what you saw in the fourth quarter is what you're gonna have to see going forward", Kerr said.

Sports San Jose Sharks start Game 7 with 49ers offensive line
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He made an emotional appearance at the Shark Tank during the third period of Game 5 to fire up the crowd and traveled to Denver for Game 6 where he took part in the morning skate. He's been out since his head slammed against the ice in Game 7 of a first-round series against Vegas. Even if he doesn't play, though, Pavelski's injury has been a rallying point for the Sharks and his presence around the team will serve as an inspiration whether he pulls the familiar No.

Sports Bucks should have Brogdon back in limited role
Author: 0 Bucks should have Brogdon back in limited role

For takeaways from the Bucks' Game 5 win, we have you covered below. Rozier will be a restricted free agent after the season. The Celtics star hasn't been appreciably better since. For the first time since mid-March, Malcolm Brogdon is expected to play for the Milwaukee Bucks . The Bucks - who grew into the best regular season team in the National Basketball Association out of last year's lessons - advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, hosting either the Toronto Raptors or ...

Sports President awards Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods
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While Woods dominated the sport for more than a decade, he won his first major in almost 11 years at last month's Masters Tournament, a comeback that captivated the sporting world. Woods joined Arnold Palmer, Charlie Sifford and Jack Nicklaus as the only golfers to have received the award. "You've seen the good and the bad, the highs and the lows", Woods said.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant diagnosed with calf strain

As a team, the Warriors shot 46 percent from the field and a miserly eight of 33 from the 3-point line as they left themselves too much ground to make up after falling behind by 15-point early in the fourth quarter. Prior to Game 5, head coach Steve Kerr admitted that his players - including KD - were banged up with a couple of minor injuries. Draymond Green has scored just three points but now has nine rebounds and nine assists for the game.

Sports Champions League final tickets
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Liverpool's stunning 4-0 Champions League demolition of Barcelona naturally dominated the front and back pages of British newspapers on Wednesday with most going on a similar theme to the Daily Mail's splash: "Miracle of Anfield". A feature of this current Liverpool squad constructed by Klopp is that they are a relatively young group and, should they stay together, have several seasons ahead as a collective.

Sports Louis Blues force Game 7 with win over Dallas Stars
Author: 0 Louis Blues force Game 7 with win over Dallas Stars

While St. Louis maintained possession of the puck while Bishop was down, Stars defenceman John Klingberg thought there should have been a whistle to stop play. Perron was tied up by a defender at the doorstep when he redirected Oskar Sundqvist's crossing pass to put his team ahead for good. "We're confident in how we've been on the road all playoffs", Center Andrew Cogliano said.

Sports Lakers and Ty Lue Shockingly Break Off Negotiations For Head Coach
Author: 0 Lakers and Ty Lue Shockingly Break Off Negotiations For Head Coach

It is extremely odd that this would happen, because it's had to imagine what direction Los Angeles would turn in if Lue fell through. Tyronn Lue and his representatives informed the Los Angeles Lakers he's no longer interested in filling the team's head coaching vacancy, league sources told the Los Angeles Times' Brad Turner .

Sports Andrew Robertson destroys Luis Suarez following Liverpool’s win over Barcelona
Author: 0 Andrew Robertson destroys Luis Suarez following Liverpool’s win over Barcelona

Ernesto Valverde has led Barca to back-to-back LaLiga titles but Barca's European catastrophe has raised doubts over the head coach. "We didn't manage to get on the scoresheet and they rolled us over really", Valverde said. "You have to say sorry for the attitude and the things that everyone saw today". Reflecting on Barca's latest collapse, star forward Suarez said: "We have to do a lot of self-criticism, it's the second time the same happens to us".

Sports Folau dropped by sponsors Asics after homophobic social media posts
Author: 0 Folau dropped by sponsors Asics after homophobic social media posts

ASICS , which is also a leading Wallabies sponsor, severed ties with Folau, saying " we believe sport is for everyone and we champion inclusively and diversity ". It's been suggested Folau would be spending $25,000 a week on solicitor fees, even before stepping inside a hearing room. A further update with be provided after the panel delivers its decision on sanction'.

Sports Tortorella says Columbus-Boston series will go to Game 7
Author: 0 Tortorella says Columbus-Boston series will go to Game 7

Columbus will be hosting Game 6 in a must-win situation. Tomas Hertl on Saturday scored his second goal of the game at six minutes, 26 seconds of the third period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference semi-final series.

Sports Chelsea lose appeal against transfer ban
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Chelsea have suffered a setback after their appeal against FIFA's two-window transfer ban from signing players was rejected by the world football governing body. "Consequently, the FIFA Appeal Committee decided that, as far as youth categories are concerned, the ban shall not cover the registration of minor players under the age of 16 who do not fall under the scope of art.

Sports Manchester City & Liverpool dominate Premier League awards
Author: 0 Manchester City & Liverpool dominate Premier League awards

After a surprisingly competitive first-half, the Citizens laid siege to the Leicester goal and eventually made the breakthrough after 70 minutes. It was the longest City fans have had to wait for a goal at the Etihad in this Premier League season, and with nerves fraying there was a growing sense that an impressive Leicester could wreck Pep Guardiola's hopes of capturing successive titles.

Sports Roma making fresh move for Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri
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But being the gentleman that N'Golo Kante is, he made no fuss about it and went on with his job and by the start of the second half, the World Cup victor was excelling at his new found role. Probed further on whether the France global was likely to overcome the injury in time for the final, Sarri added: "We can try". He also made clear that he can "not be sure if he'd be fit for the final but can try".

Sports Matthijs de Ligt has reportedly rejected a move to Manchester United
Author: 0 Matthijs de Ligt has reportedly rejected a move to Manchester United

The 19-year-old has been a standout performer for Ajax in domestic and European competitions this season, which has resulted in numerous clubs around Europe interested in the centre-back. "Matthijs is going to become the best defender in the world". "He can sign for any side he wants but he doesn't have any interest in signing for Manchester United ".

Sports Colorado vs. San Jose Prediction, Preview, and Odds
Author: 0 Colorado vs. San Jose Prediction, Preview, and Odds

Joe Pavelski believes his San Jose Sharks got away with one when he was injured in Game 7 of their first-round series versus the Vegas Golden Knights . We can back the home squad to cover -1.5 at +225. Colorado is seeking it's first trip to the Western Conference Finals since 2001/02. The underdog has won two games and three of five have been decided by two or more goals.Both two teams have two power-play goals, with the Sharks racking up 36 penalty minutes to Colorado's 34.

Sports Kawhi Leonard x New Balance Pack Releasing For Game 5 Tonight
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard x New Balance Pack Releasing For Game 5 Tonight

The Sixers made just six of their 22 three-point attempts. If the 76ers can extend the series to a seventh game, it would be played in Toronto on Sunday night. "That number of points in transition, 33, and you look at 31 points off turnovers, that is haunting", Brown said. Which the Raptors knocked down (something they have not done consistently this series).