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Author: 0 Senators take the champs to the final bell

After getting off to a poor start in shots on goal this postseason, the Pittsburgh Penguins have now outshot the Senators 117-81. Much of that was owed to Anderson, who denied 33-of-34 shots over the first 40 minutes amid constant pressure from the Pens.

Sports Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF
Author: 0 Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF

Mon. Murray is looking to record a milestone 650th Tour-level match-win and earn a place in the quarter-finals for the seventh time . Number 28 seed Caroline Garcia defeated Alize Cornet 6-2 6-4 in an all-French fourth-round clash and will meet second-seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova in the quarter-final.

Sports Manchester United tops football rich list
Author: 0 Manchester United tops football rich list

United were valued at $US3.69 billion ($NZ5.1 billion), an 11 per cent jump compared to previous year. The Europa League victor have generated 60 million pounds more than both Spanish giants Barcelona and Madrid, the Mirror reported. Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is Manchester United's top transfer target this summer because Romelu Lukaku and Andrea Belotti are considered to be too expensive by the Red Devils.

Sports Romelu Lukaku to leave Everton for Premier League rival
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku to leave Everton for Premier League rival

The 24-year-old has scored 68 times in 141 appearances in the Premier League during a four-season stay at the Merseyside outfit. The Belgian was speaking after their worldwide friendly victory over the Czech Republic on Monday night and has always been touted to return to Chelsea .

Sports French Open 2017: Day 2 - what you missed - Rafa, Djokovic through
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Day 2 - what you missed - Rafa, Djokovic through

Novak Djokovic made a winning start to his partnership with Andre Agassi and is keen to soak up as much knowledge as he can before the American heads back home. Djokovic, who next faces Portugal's Joao Sousa, is hoping that the arrangement with Agassi can develop into a long-term relationship. "So I'm happy with that, and it gives me a little more freedom to spend more time working on my game tomorrow and playing hopefully even better on Wednesday".

Sports Michigan St players charged in campus sexual assault case
Author: 0 Michigan St players charged in campus sexual assault case

He allegedly allowed Corley and Vance into the bathroom at different moments, and the woman was allegedly forced to perform oral sex on them. The mother of one of Bill Cosby's accusers recalled Tuesday how her daughter called her crying in 1996 to tell her that the famed actor had drugged and assaulted her, then tried to have her fired from the agency that represented him.

Sports Cavs not making any lineup changes for Game 3 of the Finals
Author: 0 Cavs not making any lineup changes for Game 3 of the Finals

Cleveland wouldn't have been able to win either of the first two games with Shumpert in Smith's place, but a shakeup might have had some positive effect. The Cavs were in a similar spot a year ago, when they were blown out in Games 1 and 2 by a combined 48 points before they returned home and won Game 3 and then rallied from a 3-1 deficit to their first title.

Author: 0 Italy advances to U20 World Cup semifinals, beats Zambia 3-2

Dominic Solanke , who is Liverpool-bound after leaving Chelsea, scored the victor. It means bitter disappointment for Zambia, the last remaining African side in the competition, who will be dreaming of what might have been after an excellent campaign in which they entertained and delighted the South Korean crowds.

Sports Why Did Buster Posey Avoid Bryce Harper Brawl? Internet Rips Giants Catcher
Author: 0 Why Did Buster Posey Avoid Bryce Harper Brawl? Internet Rips Giants Catcher

Giants reliever Hunter Strickland drilled Nats star Bryce Harper in the leg with a 98-mph fastball in the eighth inning. The slugger pointed his bat at Strickland, yelled at him and took off. Strickland gave Harper no chance at another home run, drilling him in on his back side, below the belt, on the very first pitch. And not Buster Posey , who looked to want no part in coming to the defense of his pitcher.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavs to take 2-0 Finals series lead

Led by Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry once again, the Warriors downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 in Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night to take a commanding 2-0 series lead. But a move like that comes with a risk. "Having awareness, can't relax, can't fall asleep", Cavs coach Ty Lue said of Cleveland's defense. "You got to be alert at all times ".

Author: 0 Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

Daniel Summerhays , who began the final round with a three-shot lead, began the back nine with two straight bogeys, and he finished with a double bogey for a 78 to tie for 10th. It's tough to change". Dufner believes they helped rejuvenate him. After reading articles about breathing techniques employed by snipers to slow their heart rate, Dufner started working this year on establishing a putting routine that would put less stress on his heart rate.

Sports Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole
Author: 0 Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

Curry recorded his first career postseason triple-double with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, while Durant contributed 33 points, 13 rebounds and six assists while moving two wins from his first ring. Since joining the Warriors last summer, though, it's 3-1, the teams splitting two games in the regular season and the Warriors winning Games 1 and 2 of The Finals.

Sports India favourites to lift Champions Trophy: Kohil's childhood coach
Author: 0 India favourites to lift Champions Trophy: Kohil's childhood coach

But there was no denying the way India rose to the occasion in front of a capacity crowd as they recorded their seventh straight win over Pakistan at an International Cricket Council global event. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss in what was the opening Group B match for both the Asian giants in a tournament featuring the world's top eight ODI teams.

Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench, will coach Game 2

James just finished with his eighth Finals triple-double (tied for most all-time) after shooting 12-of-18 from the field. Kevin Durant (33 points, 13 rebounds and six assists) was brilliant for the second straight game, and Stephen Curry played through some ugly turnovers to chip in the first postseason triple-double of his career (32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds).

Author: 0 Jimmie Johnson: Jimmie Johnson scores 11th Dover Cup win

But a caution set up an overtime restart. "I did everything I could to beat him, laid back, went forward", Johnson said. Already a seven-time series champion, Johnson is now cementing his place in NASCAR history near the very top alongside the legends of the sport.

Sports Kobe trolls Jalen Rose for scoring 81 points in commercial
Author: 0 Kobe trolls Jalen Rose for scoring 81 points in commercial

The premise of the commercial leads back to when Rose discussed past year that he wanted to be in Bryant's future statue in front of Staples Center playing defense. Rose has been game for making jokes or being the butt of them before, letting Russell Westbrook zing him in a Foot Locker commercial or whipping out Wolverine claws in the office in an ESPN spot.

Sports Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory
Author: 0 Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

Despite being told he was five laps short on fuel to complete the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Sunday night, Austin Dillon got to the checkered flag to claim his first career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win. "It hasn't sunk in". "I would have guessed I'd have got a win here in a point race at some point, but it just hasn't happened", Earnhardt said. We're in the Chase.