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Sidney Crosby, family celebrate another Cup title with Penguins


By the time the Penguins reached the final, the team seemed to be exhausted, with the Nashville Predators carrying much of the play for the first four games. His only point in the previous five games of the Stanley Cup Final was an assist in the 6-0 Game 5 blowout. This year's win might have been harder than a year ago. Read More »

McGregor can cause Mayweather problems - Holm

According to the New York Times , Mayweather's 2015 fight with Manny Pacquiao drew almost 4.5 million viewers through pay-per-view. Earlier this year, UFC President, Dana White , claimed that he highly doubted the fight would ever happen. Read More »

A few things to know about the Major League Baseball draft


With the tools to play shortstop or center field at the next level, Lewis is an elite, projectable athlete with makeup that scores off the boards with scouts know know him best. "I think I have more heart than numerous players out there", Lewis said. While it's a lot to expect that type of performance, it shows how the pick could come to define the Twins going forward. Read More »

Ronaldo on target as Portugal ease into semifinals

The hosts start the final round of group games in third place, one point behind the Mexicans and Portugal , who face New Zealand in the other group game, with Russian Federation knowing anything but a victory is likely to see them bow out before the semi-final stage. Read More »

New Zealand's All Blacks Overpower Lions


We certainly got tested in that first half especially and just after half-time when our defence probably won us the game. " Elliot Daly said he got caught in no-man's lands". We need to negate that. The All Blacks lineout was far from ideal but they delivered one empathic scrum and shut down the Lions' vaunted rolling maul. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal to FIFA #ConfedCup semis as hosts crash out

Portugal won six of the last seven official games. The Kiwis, appearing at the Confederations Cup for the fourth time, are still hunting their first win in the tournament after just one draw and 10 defeats. "What we will be doing, though, is sending out the team we feel has the best chance on the night". "I've only seen [Hernandez] on television", said Vasin. Read More »

Magic: D'Angelo Russell had potential but Lakers needed more

But what I needed was a leader. I think everybody understands playing with somebody with Lonzo's talent will make them better and also get them easier baskets. "I talked to the principal". "That's been asked of me for my whole life", Ball said, according to the LA Times . He's a leader. He treats people the right way. Read More »

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

Portugal finish top of Group A on goal difference ahead of Mexico , which also advanced by beating host Russian Federation 2-1 in Kazan . His latest goal came in a meeting with New Zealand , as Euro 2016 winners Portugal took aim at the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup . Read More »

Anil Kumble quits as India coach after alleged fall-out with Virat Kohli


However, when Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman told Kumble about Kohli's objection, the ace leg-spinner told that he had 'no problems with Virat'. Do you think this situation could have been handled better? "Professionalism, discipline, commitment, honesty, complementary skills and diverse views are the key traits I bring to the table". Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers take guard Markelle Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft


Brown said Simmons and Fultz , who will play in the summer league , could work well together in the backcourt, no matter which player is the ballhandler. This isn't someone putting up big numbers in college because they outclass their peers. The first two , Doug Collins in 1973 and Allen Iverson in 1996, worked out pretty well. Read More »

Mexico v Russia: 'Final for both teams'

The New Zealand and Portugal of FIFA Confederations Group A are going to meet each other in the battle today at 8:30 PM IST today. Portugal had been topping the group momentarily after beating host Russian Federation 1-0 earlier in the day, but Mexico are now ahead of the Iberians, despite having the same goal difference (+1), because they have scored four goals while Portugal have scored three. Read More »

Chicago Bulls: Complete 2017 NBA Draft results

The 2017 NBA Draft is in the rearview mirror, but the 2018 NBA Draft is just on the horizon. Here is how the IL basketball team fared against the NBA Draft first round players last season. Loser: Ivan Rabb . The Cal big man likely would have been and top 15-20 pick a year ago but opted for another season in Berkeley ... and tumbled all the way out of the first round. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton takes POLE at Azerbaijan Grand Prix - Vettel starts 4th

Hamilton dominated practice in Baku past year ahead of Azerbaijan's first grand prix, but struggled on Friday and finished the second session in 10th place, 1.163 seconds behind pace-setter Max Verstappen . Last year, despite driver complaints about the safety of the Baku circuit, 18 of 22 cars finished the challenging anti-clockwise track, which runs along the shores of the Caspian Sea and around the walls of the medieval old town. Read More »

Markelle Fultz, Joel Embiid fully believe Sixers are a playoff team

The 6-4 Fultz knows he has big shoes to fill, as he spoke in front of Allen Iverson 's retired No. 3 banner hanging above him at the team's practice facility. "To set our sights on that being a reality is very ambitious". "I feel like the template, the underbelly of the program is ripe and ready to absorb talent", said Sixers coach Brett Brown. Read More »

'Ecstatic' Lewis Hamilton says pole lap 'most exciting' of the year

What time does Sunday's race start? After Red Bull's domination on Friday, it looked to be business as usual at the front with both Mercedes and Raikkonen's Ferrari in the top three. While Verstappen failed to improve on his time, Bottas went even faster with a 1m41.027s, but it was Hamilton who took the top spot after a 1m40.593s lap. Read More »

Sixers' Markelle Fultz opens up about playing with Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid

Teams that include the Los Angeles Lakers , the Philadelphia 76ers and even the Boston Celtics are looking to Thursday's 2017 NBA Draft to bolster their rosters with top college prospects. "Just want to get on the court". Duke's Jason Tatum was taken by the Celtics with pick No. 3, while the Suns took Josh Jackson from Kansas . Read More »

Max Verstappen ends the session fastest but in the wall in Azerbaijan

Ricciardo agreed, saying: "We are in the fight and it seems like there are a few of us in the fight". We know that in qualifying Mercedes will turn up their power. Kimi Raikkonen: "The most challenging part of the day was to make the tyres work to get them hot enough". Tyres will be key. Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland steers his auto during the first free practice at the Formula One Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan , Friday, June 23, 2017. Read More »

Mbappe deal soon, Ronaldo wants Martins, Marcelo could exit

The 29-year-old and his father Jorge Horacio Messi were found guilty of using companies in Belize, Britain, Switzerland and Uruguay to avoid paying taxes on 4.16 million euros of Messi's income earned from his image rights from 2007-09. In a surprising turn of events, Ronaldo is apparently no longer interested in leaving Real Madrid . Ronaldo has scored 406 goals in 394 appearances for Real Madrid since joining the Madrid giants from Man United in the summer of 2009. Read More »

New US Open champion Koepka took the road much travelled


Three weeks later he took the Scottish Hydro Challenge, and gained automatic membership onto the main European Tour. He played in Kazakhstan and Madeira Island, Finland and Belgium. Harman ended up closing with a bogey. For the week he was tied for fourth in fairways in regulation hitting 49/56. In dedicating the victory to his dad, Bob, on Father's Day appropriately, Koepka said: "This will make up for the card that I didn't get him". Read More »

The Lions let out their first roar of the tour this morning


The Lions will not be able to afford to miss such opportunities against the All Blacks, but at least they created some. Coach Gatland is claiming the high ground in a technical war of words following the Lions' 12-3 defeat of the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday. Read More »

Mourinho accused of €3.3m tax fraud while at Real Madrid

Mourinho managed Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013. The Sun also reports that United are anxious he is just using them to get Madrid to give him a new and improved contract. I can only say that we all have to fulfil our obligations when it comes to taxes. Spain's prosecutor's office alleged back in November that Di Maria failed to declare €1.298m in earnings between 2012 and 2013, while on the books of Real Madrid , by ceding his image rights to an offshore company, Sunpex ... Read More »

NBA Draft 2017: Notable Philadelphia 76ers picks of 'The Process' era


In the end, nothing happened. Fultz, the talented former University of Washington guard, is the 76ers' impending No. 1 overall pick in Thursday night's NBA Draft. He's the kind of player who will raise the level in practice and in drills. "It's going to make us a really special team down the road", Jackson said. Read More »

IndyCar looks to build on 2016 success at Road America


The IndyCar Grand Prix runs through Sunday, June 25 at Road America and airs on NBCSN. "Everyone has to save fuel going for a three stopper to save fuel". Dale Coyne Racing's Esteban Gutierrez only managed to turn four laps due to a right-rear brake disc fire ( pictured, Marshall Pruett photo ) that started when he came to a stop on pit lane. Read More »