Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic

Slipping the puck past the Nashville Predators goaltender is one of the few ways to anger the 6-foot-5 Finn. Which leads us to a pivotal game five Thursday night at 7 p.m. Back in April, before the Stanley Cup playoffs started, two current National Hockey League players told me each believed the Pittsburgh Penguins were the best team in the tournament, but likely would not win the title. Read More

Strachan calls for calm heads against England

Despite Scotland playing at home, it really is hard to see past anything but another England win on Saturday evening. "I genuinely believe we can win". Sometimes you get free hits, and it's like "whatever". " Alex Ferguson , I'm sure, never planned some of these team talks well in advance". "When I was playing there were a lot of Scots players south of the border and it is the same now". Read More

Ronaldo fires Portugal, France complicates path to Russia

Ronaldo fires Portugal, France complicates path to Russia

No doubt Lloris will be kicking himself tonight! Ronaldo has scored 18 goals in his last eleven matches and after guiding Real Madrid to the Liga-Champions League double will try to extend his trophy collection with the Confederations Cup from June 17 to July 2. Read More

1984-85 Oilers voted greatest team NHL team of all time

1984-85 Oilers voted greatest team NHL team of all time

Predators coach Peter Laviolette had a message for Nashville fans attending Game 4: Don't throw anything onto the ice. Barkley is broadcasting the NBA Finals for Turner Sports, but Monday is an off night in that series, so he was able to get to Nashville for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins. Read More

Title-chasing Thiem gears up for tough Nadal test

Title-chasing Thiem gears up for tough Nadal test

After a tight first set which Thiem took after prevailing 7-5 in the tiebreak, the Austrian cruised to his first win in six meetings with the 12-time major victor. "The past few months, I have been playing very well", said Nadal. "It was flawless today, I'm very satisfied", said reigning US Open champion Wawrinka after a 12th win in 14 meetings with Cilic. Read More

Hobbling Root fires England to easy win over Bangladesh

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Ronaldo has not ruled out the imminent departure from real Madrid

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Video Footage of Tiger Woods' DUI Arrest Now Available

Tiger Woods attributed an " unexpected reaction " to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for almost four hours. She also told TMZ she was unaware about how the rumors of her being with Woods sparked. Either way, Woods didn't quite understand the order because when asked to repeat the instructions he said, "not to sing the national anthem backwards". Read More

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

The 12-time grand slam champion parted company with his entire coaching team earlier this month, admitting he needed to rediscover his spark after some disappointing results this year including a second-round exit at the Australian Open. "I was very happy with the way I handled the pressure", she said. Nadal won titles in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Madrid in the run-up to the tournament, his only blip a quarter-final defeat to Dominic Thiem in Rome. Read More

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Even Real supporters jeered him at stages in a season where Ronaldo's goals ensured a La Liga title and Champions League trophy. It is hard to say (how long), but we need to enjoy what we are doing and we will see. "We are good age-wise and we have young players that are coming in that have a lot of quality. It's another record for us and the players deserve it and so do I because I scored twice and I'm the top scorer in the Champions League ". Read More

Champions Trophy: Rain rescues Australia against New Zealand at Edgbaston

Trent Boult of New Zealand celebrates dismissing David Warner of Australia during the ICC Champions Trophy match . "Because that was pretty ordinary ", the skipper said. Hazlewood yet again went for few runs as he was thumped by Guptill of the second ball for a boundary and later on by Ronchi of the last ball as New Zealand managed to score 29 runs of the first four overs. Read More

Florida, Oklahoma pitching staffs loaded for title series

Florida, Oklahoma pitching staffs loaded for title series

Oklahoma will face Florida in the best-of-three championship series starting Monday. OR softball looked to be in a great position to beat their deepest ever run at the Women's College World Series, but a late Oklahoma rally saw the Sooners college softball team victorious and moving on. Read More

Real clinch 33rd La Liga title

Real clinch 33rd La Liga title

Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid lift their 33rd La Liga title on Sunday as he scored his 40th goal of the season within two minutes against Malaga to put Real in the driver's seat in their bid of dethroning FC Barcelona . Do you think Ronaldo has been the best player in La Liga this season? "People talk about me as if I was a delinquent and they don't know s...", Ronaldo told "Marca" . Read More

Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

Alexa is ready to help you out. That praise might be real now, because, as lopsided as the score in Game 2 was, in some respects the Cavs played better than when they lost, 113-91, in the first game of the series . Rewind the tape on the Durant play a few extra seconds and the root cause of Cleveland's transition dilemma starts back from the screen. "They're just going to muck the game up and be physical". Read More

Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games

They were aggressive and spent most of the night in the offensive zone, but out of nowhere would come these Predators and as little opportunity they had for a shot on goal, they scored. "In the back of your head, you've been thinking about the Final, and then when the buzzer goes off, it's an incredible feeling". "Probably $500 is the top I'd be willing to spend", said Kevin Spellman, a Predators fan. Read More

Woods looks bewildered in new police breathalyzer video

Woods looks bewildered in new police breathalyzer video

A police report of Woods' arrest described similar behavior during his sobriety test. At one point, while seated, Woods appears to have trouble staying awake, slumping against a wall. The 41-year-old golfer had to be woken up by an officer and stated that he did not know where he was after first claiming he had driven from California. Read More

Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

It's three in four years and not many people can say that. His first goal at the Principality Stadium to put Real ahead in the 20th minute against Juventus illustrated how Ronaldo , lacking the explosive pace he once had, has kept dribbling to a minimum. Read More

Ronaldo stars, Real win Champions League

The European title is Real Madrid's 12th, the most of any club - and marks the first time that a team has won in back-to-back years since AC Milan in 1989 and 1990. Real Madrid have won the Champions league defeating Italian champions Juventus four goals to one on a momentous night in Cardiff . Just seven minutes after Ronaldo's goal, a fine high pass by Gonzalo Higuain found the chest of Manzukic, with the Croatian controlling perfectly and hit it fiercely with a half volley ... Read More

Errant text leads to free Pens tickets

Errant text leads to free Pens tickets

P.K. Subban felt that the Predators lost Games 1 and 2 thanks to a few bad minutes that allowed the Penguins to score in bunches. Predators fans promised the Penguins a rowdy, hostile environment, and hours before Game 3's opening puck drop, hordes of people surrounded Bridgestone Arena and made their enthusiasm apparent. Read More

Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 8 versus Arizona

Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 8 versus Arizona

SEATTLE - Mark Reynolds and Nolan Arenado homered to back Kyle Freeland, and Colorado stopped a three-game losing streak with a win over Seattle. Volquez actually got hurt in the first inning covering first base and almost came out of the game. Read More