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Sports Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as head coach
Author: 0 Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as head coach

Though Housley's ties to Buffalo were hard to overlook, Botterill was more impressed by the work he did over the past four seasons as a Nashville Predators assistant coach. While coaching there, Housley accepted a number of opportunities to coach for Team USA. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2015. Fast forward 35 years, he's now the franchise's head coach.

Sports Kelly's pinch-hit leads Phillies past Sale, Red Sox 1-0
Author: 0 Kelly's pinch-hit leads Phillies past Sale, Red Sox 1-0

Both teams had multiple highlight plays defensively. For its part, Philadelphia did a fine job defensively as well, turning four double plays. Sale finished out the inning, but the Red Sox were unable to put their first run on the board in the top of the ninth inning, ending the game and sinking their record to 37-29.

Sports Yankees Setting Historic Pace for Home Runs in 2017
Author: 0 Yankees Setting Historic Pace for Home Runs in 2017

Heck, the veteran players on the Yankees were falling all over themselves at the sight and still were arguing that Statcast had to have come up short on the estimate an hour after the Yanks' 14-3 rout of the Baltimore Orioles . As Yankees' twitter pointed out, check out the reactions from both James Kaprielian and Aaron Hicks . - The bullpen also crashed and burned in the bright lights of New York City.

Author: 0 Sarfraz Ahmed's 61 takes Pakistan to Champions Trophy semifinal

In crunch games like this, more than the talent and form, nerves will separate boys from the men. They've won 11 of their last 12 matches at this level, a far cry from their woeful first-round exit at the 2015 World Cup , and Eoin Morgan's men were the only side to exit the group stage of the Champions Trophy with a flawless played three, won three, record.

Author: 0 Women's semifinals feature long shots and favorites

Halep , the 2014 runner-up, was down 5-1 in the second set, then was a point from losing while down 6-5 in the tiebreaker but came up with a backhand victor down the line to extend the match. Halep drew first blood in the final set when she connected on a running forehand victor to break for 3-1. Bacsinszky knew more than most what to expect, having played doubles with her a couple of times on Tour.

Author: 0 Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

Earlier this year, Canada Post put out a set of stamps honouring the 50th anniversary of the race. He then lost bits of his front-wing to a bold move around the outside of the first corner by the fast-starting Max Verstappen , whose Red Bull clipped the Ferrari as he swept past.

Author: 0 Ostapenko leads her opponents on a merry dance

Halep would have been world No 1 had she won the title, however it was not her day, as Ostapenko became the youngest woman to win since 1997, the first Latvian to win a grand slam singles title. So what if Ostapenko wound up dropping that set, then facing big deficits in the second and third? She fired 54 winners to script a stunning 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory over World No 3 Simona Halep .

Sports O'Mahony brings 'Munster mongrel' to Lions
Author: 0 O'Mahony brings 'Munster mongrel' to Lions

Samoa are also using the test as preparations for their own game against Wales in Apia before World Cup qualifying clashes against Tonga and Fiji. The All Blacks and Lions also have in common a strong sense of respect for their opponents this weekend.

Sports Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans
Author: 0 Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans

The win is their fifth Stanley Cup championship in franchise history. Fleury has seen the Penguins at their worst and he's helped build the dynasty that now has three Stanley Cups in the last nine years. As the Penguins roster shifts, next year will provide new challenges. Sestito will be an unrestricted free agent July 1. Crosby did his part to play a gracious host to the masses.

Author: 0 Blimp goes down at US Open

Open . No left-hander has ever won the U.S. Open but Harman, victor of the Wells Fargo last month, put himself in the hunt with a bogey-free round. Fowler, who is still searching for his first major championship victory, recorded seven birdies on his magnificent bogey-free round.

Sports Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday
Author: 0 Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Into the breach stepped guys like Marc-Andre Fleury, who threw a Game 7 shutout in Washington, and rookie winger Jake Guentzel , who scored 13 playoff goals, including four in the Stanley Cup Final . Notes: Lemieux won the Conn Smythe in 1992 and 1992, and Bernie Parent was the first to win the MVP trophy in consecutive years in 1974 and 1975.

Author: 0 Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

A blimp caught fire and crashed into a field at Erin Meadows Farm in Erin Hills . The first responders transported the injured pilot to a waiting medical helicopter that had landed in the field. You don't get many rounds at the US Open that are stress-free". Justin Maynard, a sales manager for AirSign, said the company's operations team on the ground in Erin had no more definitive information on pilot's condition, other than the pilot was expected to be OK.

Sports Rams Trade Former No. 2 Pick Greg Robinson To Lions
Author: 0 Rams Trade Former No. 2 Pick Greg Robinson To Lions

Los Angeles management had already declined the fifth-year option on his contract for 2018. But the former first rounder out of Auburn was a bust for Rams, who the team attempted to switch him to right tackle this offseason. "That's all I can offer". You have to wonder just how things looked at mini-camp if the team went out and signed two players that have been given up on by the teams who drafted them just a few years ago.

Sports Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit
Author: 0 Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Sheldon Glasgow, who has been living in Oakland for 10 years, said he wasn't angry the Warriors were moving. Now eligible for a five-year, $205 million maximum extension with the Warriors , he'll be a free agent this summer. "Pretty much all their big-name guys are in their 20s and they don't show any signs of slowing down". Head Coach Steve Kerr has called Trump a "blowhard" in the past and recently said he's not fit to be a leader.

Sports Pant, Kuldeep in for West Indies tour
Author: 0 Pant, Kuldeep in for West Indies tour

Even while selecting the team for the ongoing Champions Trophy, the Indian selectors had deliberated on names of both Rishabh and Kuldeep. "Hope I will perform well in the tour", added Pant, who has played just one T20 global for India. Before every match, Rohit is seen having sessions with Patrick Farhart who keeps a hawk eye on his fragile hamstring. However, there is still no clarity regarding team head coach.

Author: 0 Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

James said in a press conference screened on nba .com: "I'm not happy he won his first - I'm not happy at all". It was the first career National Basketball Association title for Durant, who left Oklahoma City last July to join the Warriors amid expectations he and Golden State would fill trophy cases.

Sports Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener

Fast bowler Junaid Khan claimed Tuesday that Pakistan's match with arch-rival India is like just any other game for him. "If you can keep bowling in the right areas and hit the seam, I think that's the best way to go for the bowlers", the 32-year-old told IANS.

Sports Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run
Author: 0 Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

The capacity crowd, most dressed in Warrior gold T-shirts, cheered and sang along with the tune "We Are The Champions" as confetti fell. I have no reason to look back at what I could have done or what I shouldn't have done or what I could have done better for the team .