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Dallas Stars sign goalie Ben Bishop to 6-year, $29.5M deal Dallas Stars sign goalie Ben Bishop to 6-year, $29.5M deal
- May 16, 2017

Dallas had to be bold to get Bishop, but they got their man. Those two goalies are under contract for next season at a combined $10.4 million. Over the last three seasons, Bishop's 5v5 save percentage (.925) is.001 higher than Kari Lehtonen's 5v5 save percentage past year (.924) so the Stars really aren't getting as much of an upgrade as they think. (more...)
Watch Madrid Open finals online
- May 16, 2017

Victory also ensured Nadal closes the gap on Djokovic's lead in their head-to-head record to 26-24. Novak Djokovic of Serbia looks down as he reacts to playing a bad shot and losing a point against Rafael Nadal of Spain during their mens semifinal tennis match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid , Spain, Sat. (more...)
Cavaliers to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys next season Cavaliers to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys next season
- May 16, 2017

The Cavs join several National Basketball Association teams who will have corporate logos on their jerseys for the upcoming season. Teams that have signed deals include the Philadelphia 76ers ( StubHub ), Sacramento Kings ( Blue Diamond ), Boston Celtics (GE), Brooklyn Nets ( Infor ) and Utah Jazz ( Qualtrics ). (more...)
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr attended Saturday practice Warriors head coach Steve Kerr attended Saturday practice
- May 15, 2017

Kerr attended his first full practice Saturday since taking that leave of absence; however, the Warriors maintain there is still no timetable for his return. It is a good sign to see him back with the team, even if it is in the locker room. "Hopefully, he's feeling better". As we talked about Klay Thompson's huge Game 2, Stephen Curry's emergence and Manu Ginobili's huge clutch play late in the series, Jeff Van Gundy yelled over: "Richard Jefferson!" who I had until this morning completely ... (more...)
Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal sets up semifinal showdown against Novak Djokovic
- May 15, 2017

Nadal may be the man in form but as history suggests, Djokovic could possibly be the only man to stop him. It's going to be against one of the best players. However, Nadal conceded that the match will be tough and he has to be at his very best against the world number two. The other quarterfinal will be played between Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay, who defeated Benoit Paire of France 7-5, 0-6, 6-1, and Alexander Zverev of Germany, who beat Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4. (more...)
Pressure is all on Chelsea, Spurs' Vertonghen says
- May 15, 2017

The defeat leaves Arsenal sixth in the Premier League table, six points adrift of the top four, and Cech acknowledged that they are unlikely to breach that gap during their final five games of the season. "I think today that showed, that little bit of more confidence and quality on their side". The match at White Hart Lane was the last derby between the two teams, as Tottenham move to Wembley next season. (more...)
Warriors in big comeback beat Spurs 113-111 in Game One
- May 15, 2017

Kawhi Leonard then suffered an ankle injury with 7:55 left and did not return. Hard to argue with that after a very questionable move from Zaza Pachulia led to Kawhi Leonard landing on Pachulia's foot just minutes after turning his left ankle. (more...)
LeBron James Makes NBA History in Game 4 Victory Sunday
- May 15, 2017

LeBron James scored 35 points with nine rebounds and six assists as Cavaliers subdued the desperate Raptors to remain unbeaten in eight games in these playoffs. "I want to do whatever it takes to beat them as a basketball player, to beat them". Cleveland had a 12-point lead after the first half and entered the fourth quarter ahead by five. (more...)
IPL 2017 | Pune seal their playoff date against Mumbai Indians in style
- May 15, 2017

RPS are now on 16 points from 13 games with a net run-rate -0.083, while Kings XI Punjab are on 14 points from equal number of matches but have a comparatively better run-rate of +0.296. Elevating himself to No.3, it took him just four balls to crash Karn Sharma over long-on, before a purple patch saw him dispatch four of his next six deliveries over the Wankhede Stadium fence. (more...)
B. Smith to Garrett: 'You need to be faster' B. Smith to Garrett: 'You need to be faster'
- May 15, 2017

Garrett and Smith watched tape of Texas A&M's season opener against UCLA. "I kind of laughed a little bit", Garrett said. "He's a great quarterback, but when I play against him he's going down", said Taylor, according to the Medina (Ohio) Gazette . (more...)
Antonio Conte hopes Chelsea wrap up Premier League title at West Brom
- May 15, 2017

After the match, the Spaniard said that he was advised to leave Chelsea after struggling to establish himself under manager Antonio Conte but that he made a decision to stay and prove he could meet the manager's demands. We started this season to try to solve the problems and find the solution to change the situation created in the previous season. Nathaniel Chalobah, John Terry, Kurt Zouma and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are the Chelsea players with less than 10 appearances this season who ... (more...)
Yankees put Chapman on DL with rotator cuff inflammation Yankees put Chapman on DL with rotator cuff inflammation
- May 15, 2017

He was 4-1 with a 1.55 ERA with 36 saves and 90 strikeouts during the regular season in 2016. "He looked good this spring and has had no issues, and I think he feels it's similar to what he experienced with the Reds (in 2011)". The left-hander initially remained in the game, then was removed after allowing a single to Jose Altuve . I don't know if it's because it's a colder night, windy, not really sure. (more...)
Alex Rodriguez not among ex-Yankees attending Derek Jeter Night Alex Rodriguez not among ex-Yankees attending Derek Jeter Night
- May 15, 2017

In a tribute that's been building since he stepped away from the dirt he roamed at shortstop, Derek Jeter was set to have his No. 2 jersey retired at packed Yankee Stadium on Sunday night. PLAY OF THE GAME: Aaron Judge's mammoth home run in the fourth inning. Eric Sogard and Orlando Arcia hit back-to-back homers in the sixth off Matt Harvey to break a 2-2 tie, spoiling the choppy return of the New York Mets' starter from a three-game suspension in the Milwaukee Brewers'. (more...)
Sebastian Larsson: Sunderland players deserve criticism Sebastian Larsson: Sunderland players deserve criticism
- May 15, 2017

Naughton took a touch and then hammered a right foot, angled drive that flew into the top corner of Pickford's goal . The result sees Swansea now four points above 18th placed Hull City. Sunderland had several opportunities to clear their lines but dithering defending enabled former Black Cats loanee Ki Sung-yueng to gain possession in midfield and he brilliantly threaded the ball through to Naughton to fire home his first Premier League goal with the final kick of the first half. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas on Game 7: 'That's Where Legends Are Born' Isaiah Thomas on Game 7: 'That's Where Legends Are Born'
- May 15, 2017

Wizards vs Boston Game 7 is Monday / Into boxing as well? Beal missed 81 games over his first four seasons. If they lose Monday night's Game 7 in Boston, they will surely be disappointed, but perhaps they will find slight solace in knowing they have progressed further than they, or any other Wizards team in the past 38 years, have ever gone before. (more...)
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique: Double still on Barcelona coach Luis Enrique: Double still on
- May 15, 2017

The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports 5 HD. May 14, 2017 at 21:00, will be the next match of the 37 round of the Example of Spain, in which the stadium " Gran Canaria " on a visit to the local Las Palmas will come the Catalan Barcelona . (more...)
Rafael Nadal sets up semifinal showdown against Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open Rafael Nadal sets up semifinal showdown against Novak Djokovic — Madrid Open
- May 15, 2017

An upset looked on the cards when Almagro broke Djokovic at the first attempt in the third set and marched into a 3-0 lead but the Serb drew on his experience to battle back, breaking the 31-year-old twice before serving out for the match . (more...)
Arsenal beat Southampton as they chase Champions League spot
- May 15, 2017

Victory at Southampton enabled the Gunners to climb above Manchester United into fifth place in the Premier League, leaving them just three points behind City and four adrift of the Reds, who have played a game more. United's chances of breaking their way in are all-but gone after Sunday's 2-0 loss at Arsenal - although they are now in with a chance of Champions League qualification after reaching the final of the Europa League. (more...)
Lyon v Ajax Amsterdam Lyon v Ajax Amsterdam
- May 15, 2017

Lyon defender Rafael failed to clear the ball before the goal line, reports Xinhua news agency. Ajax's young side were clearly rattled and at the start of the second half displayed none of the composure they had in the first. The idea of conceding another goal after the two by Lacazette was seemingly so horrifying for Ajax players and coach Peter Bosz that they did not even think about scoring another and finishing the Lyon's hopes in the first place. (more...)
Pochettino, Son and Pedro land Premier League awards
- May 14, 2017

Pochettino last won the award in February 2016. Conte won the Premier League title with the Blues on Friday, beating West Bromwich Albion 1-0 at the Hawthorns to clinch the trophy. Son bagged an assist in a flawless month for Spurs. "It's not just for me, I think it's for everyone and I'm really proud of the way we played in April". (more...)
Alonso's vehicle gushes liquid in F1 practice
- May 14, 2017

The transformation 24 hours later was entirely unexpected, even for the fans still trekking to the Circuit de Catalunya out of loyalty to the double world champion who is still the only Spaniard to win a grand prix. "The driving technique is quite different", Alonso said. "It is not my ability". Their ability, their money, and their image. It is a much bigger problem for them. (more...)
Simona Halep successfully defends Madrid Open title
- May 14, 2017

The Latvian looked to settle her own nerves by starting the second set with a hold to love and was finally rewarded for her persistence with a break of Halep's serve at the start of the second set - converting straight away on her first break point of the match. (more...)
Injury updates: Will Bale and Carvajal be ready for Champions League Final?
- May 14, 2017

Atletico has been contending among the continent's powerhouses the last few years, but it still hasn't been able to take that final leap and break through with the Champions League title. Real Madrid have qualified for a second successive Champions League final despite Atletico's early resurgence . All the information you need on how, where and when to watch Real Madrid vs Sevilla , 2016/17 LaLiga Santander match on Sunday May 14th 2017 kicking off at 20:00 CET from the Santiago ... (more...)
Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti denies Franck Ribery rift Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti denies Franck Ribery rift
- May 14, 2017

Sensational stoppage-time strikes from David Alaba and Arjen Robben saw Bayern Munich come from behind to beat RB Leipzig 5-4 in a pulsating match at the Red Bull Arena. The young Germany global had just featured at the 2010 World Cup and arrived with a big reputation, but a combination of factors, including injury and being played at right-back by Roberto Mancini, led to a hard season in Manchester. (more...)
Blue Jays lose pitcher Francisco Liriano to DL Blue Jays lose pitcher Francisco Liriano to DL
- May 14, 2017

And, yes, their rotation remains an injury-depleted mess. Biagini worked into the sixth inning in his second start of the season. Robinson Cano sat out a second straight game with tightness in his right quad. With the DH available Thursday in Toronto, under American League rules, Cruz returned to the lineup with a homer and a double. Gibbons said the team did not have a confidence problem. (more...)