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Sports Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6

Penguins. Penguins that very well may be the greatest hockey team of the decade. The last team to achieve this feat was the Detroit Red Wing's back-to-back wins in 1997 and 1998. They've never been in this position before and we know what it takes to get here. "We're going to be back here again next year". Two days ago, the Penguins captain, who will turn 30 this summer, added another notch in his championship belt by winning his third Stanley Cup.

Author: 0 Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

The 18-year-old Lewis was a standout on USA Baseball's gold medal-winning Under-18 team at the Pan American Championships last year and was selected as this year's National High School Coaches Association's high school senior baseball athlete of the year.

Sports Terry Butcher calls for Jack Butland to replace Joe Hart for England
Author: 0 Terry Butcher calls for Jack Butland to replace Joe Hart for England

But Southgate was quick to defend the Manchester City keeper, who spent last season on loan at Torino having been deemed surplus to requirements by Pep Guardiola . "They've got their differences for sure, but they're similar in certain aspects as well". England's strength in depth in the goalkeeping department is certainly improving and Southgate knows England can ill-afford to go into next summer's World Cup without options across the squad.

Author: 0 Pathetic fielding knocks Sri Lanka out of Champions Trophy

But such promise rapidly evaporated as Pakistan lost wickets cheaply, not helping themselves through some poor shot choices. Pakistan's semi-final will be their first meeting with England in a 50-over tournament since 2003 and their first knockout clash since they won the 1992 World Cup final.

Author: 0 Hamilton Drives To Dominant Win In Canada, Vettel Fourth

Winning pole position at one of his favourite races was a thrill for Lewis Hamilton , but being presented afterward with a helmet once worn by his boyhood idol Ayrton Senna had the defending Canadian Grand Prix champion almost in tears. Overall, we know we have a strong vehicle. "It did seem the Ferraris had the upper hand". But the silver cars were right up there and the laptimes pointed to another close , hard-fought battle between Ferrari and Mercedes , Vettel and Hamilton.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant wins 2017 NBA Finals MVP award

Stephen Curry chipped in 34 points on 10-20 shooting with six rebounds and 10 assists. Wrapping up the series in five games meant the Warriors came through the post-season with a 16-1 record, with only the defeat in game four keeping them from perfection.

Sports CAC tells Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble to bury the hatchet
Author: 0 CAC tells Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble to bury the hatchet

Now the process - for picking the coach - has to be followed. "But there is clarity to this extent that since it (the selection process) has got delayed, Anil Kumble , subject to his accepting, will be there for the West Indies Tour". The CAC, which is in favour of retaining Kumble, has sought more time ahead of the BCCI SGM on June 26. The CAC had asked for more time to take a final decision and they have their task cut out.

Author: 0 Tapwrit Wins Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit was jockeyed by Jose Ortiz . I always liked him and had a lot of faith in him. "I'm very happy right now". Only 12 horses have completed the Triple Crown at Belmont - the last, and first for 37 years, was American Pharoah in 2015 while California Chrome was the last to be denied in 2014.

Sports Harvick wins Charlotte pole; Cup leader Larson starts last
Author: 0 Harvick wins Charlotte pole; Cup leader Larson starts last

It was Dillon's first NASCAR Cup victory and returned the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet to victory lane. "I thought I'd saved enough early where I could attack at the end, but I tried to wait as long as possible". The Coca-Cola 600 will feature four stage points, instead of the normal three for most NASCAR races. Once the auto passed inspection, he couldn't get the engine to start and ran out of time.

Sports Nationals ace Max Scherzer reaches 2000 career strikeouts
Author: 0 Nationals ace Max Scherzer reaches 2000 career strikeouts

Lefty Oliver Perez came on to face Shin-Soo Choo, who walked. Leading off the bottom of the first, Goodwin crushed an 0-1 pitch from right-hander Austin Bibens-Dirkx over the right field wall to give the Nationals a 1-0 lead. Choo was 2 for 3 against Scherzer with a single to start the game and a two-out homer in the third for the Rangers' first run. "You have to call a pretty unconventional game against them".

Sports Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic
Author: 0 Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic

That being said, he will have a very tough test in the quarterfinals if he makes it. Dominic Thiem has looked nothing short of spectacular, and if it weren't for the blowout he suffered against Djokovic a week ago I would be picking Thiem no question.

Sports Arsenal legend Parlour: £300000-per-week for Alexis? Pay the man!
Author: 0 Arsenal legend Parlour: £300000-per-week for Alexis? Pay the man!

Pep Guardiola has made it clear that he believes his squad's biggest weakness is their lack of goals . And a move to the highly ambitious Manchester City would reunite him with Pep Guardiola , who signed him for Barcelona in 2011. He has since scored 110 goals in 147 appearances across all competitions for Bayern in the last three years, winning a hat-trick of German league titles.

Author: 0 Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Hawaii Sen. J. Kalani English introduced SB 559 , and said in the release that the signing of these two bills allows the state "legal basis" to stay in line with the Paris accord "despite the Federal government's withdrawal". "In doing so, we can create a cleaner, healthier, more prosperous world for Parisians, Pittsburghers and everyone else on the planet", they wrote .

Author: 0 IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

At Texas Motor Speedway , where over the past 20 years IndyCar has had some of its fastest and most exciting finishes, drivers quickly worked in a second groove on the 1½-mile track that was repaved earlier this year. 10 Honda at 222.007 miles per hour while Max Chilton was sixth in the No. 8 Honda at 221.654 miles per hour. Chip Ganassi's Tony Kanaan - who many at trackside felt was culpable for the crash - finished second behind Power ahead of Penske's Simon Pagenaud and Graham Rahal .

Author: 0 Former Raptors player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun, drug charges

Police pulled over the two men after noticing the headlights of Telfair's Ford F-150 were not on. To make matters worse, as officers approached them, they began to drive off and police proceeded to pull them over. Telfair, like his cousin, Stephon Marbury, was a prized prospect at Lincoln High School in Coney Island. And gun possession reportedly isn't the only charge Telfair is facing.

Author: 0 A look at all 10 of Rafael Nadal's French Open finals

And second, all the effort I have been doing last few weeks to get to my best level again, to get some confidence again, and to win all those matches, some tough matches. "It's a great combination with all the team", said Nadal. Despite repeated injury problems in recent years, Nadal looked his imperious best at his beloved Roland Garros as he swatted aside third seed Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1.

Author: 0 LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

The International Olympic Committee has approved 15 new events for the 2020 Summer Olympic Game in Tokyo, including more swimming, cycling, and basketball. Serbia has won the title twice and Qatar was the champion in 2014. "Definitely I would play in it again if offered the opportunity", said Bria Hartley, who was part of the first title team in 2012, pairing with fellow WNBA players Chiney Ogwumike, Skylar Diggins and Ann Strother.

Sports Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far
Author: 0 Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

Patric Hornqvist fired Pittsburgh into the lead with 1:35 left in the final period to silence a raucous home crowd in Nashville who had roared on their team, who ultimately fell to a 4-2 loss in the series. "You have a small window to play and have a career", Crosby said. Sissons had another chance to put his team in front at the midway mark of the period when Pittsburgh got caught on a bad line change but he was denied by Murray on the breakaway chance.