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National Hockey League playoffs 2018: Updated bracket after Capitals beat Penguins National Hockey League playoffs 2018: Updated bracket after Capitals beat Penguins
- May 08, 2018

After losing 6-2 to Boston in Game 1, Tampa Bay came back to win four straight games. Back in the Eastern Conference final for the third time in four years, the Atlantic Division winners led the National Hockey League in scoring this season. (more...)
Eric Dier ruled out of Tottenham's clash with Newcastle after falling ill Eric Dier ruled out of Tottenham's clash with Newcastle after falling ill
- May 08, 2018

While several fans and pundits believe Tottenham have come up short this term, Pochettino reckons his club can be proud of their performance. Mauricio Pochettino's side have won only one of their last five matches in all competitions, though, with three of those ending in defeat, including the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United. (more...)
Paine, Finch to captain in limited overs formats Paine, Finch to captain in limited overs formats
- May 08, 2018

However, in regards to Paine, it is understood that his appointment is a temporary one as a full-time skipper will be named in the future. Offspinner Nathan Lyon has earned a long-awaited ODI recall, having last represented Australia in white-ball cricket in August 2016. (more...)
Liverpool target Juventus star Khedira to bolster their midfield Liverpool target Juventus star Khedira to bolster their midfield
- May 08, 2018

Khedira has a year left on his deal with Juventus . United need an injection of energy and dynamism into their midfield to liven up their play, but Khedira does not fit that bill-he'd likely contribute to more tepid performances from the Red Devils than he would inspire free-flowing attacking play. (more...)
James floats as Cavs stun Raptors James floats as Cavs stun Raptors
- May 08, 2018

The four-time MVP also had to face another talented rookie in OG Anunoby during the Raptors series. Another happened in baseball, the Boston Red Sox rallying to oust the New York Yankees in the 2004 AL Championship Series. Our defense is getting better. That's what we put our team together for, to be successful together. The Cavaliers won in spectacular fashion on Saturday night with this game-closing floater. (more...)
Exploding vape pen may have caused deadly Florida house fire, investigators say Exploding vape pen may have caused deadly Florida house fire, investigators say
- May 08, 2018

Lawrence says vape pen explosions are happening enough to where they are incorporated into training for firefighters. St. Pete Fire Rescue Lt. Steve Lawrence said the department is still waiting on results from the Pinellas-Pasco County Medical Examiners office to complete the investigation. (more...)
Cubs place Yu Darvish on 10-day disabled list with flu Cubs place Yu Darvish on 10-day disabled list with flu
- May 08, 2018

The DL stint for the Japanese right-hander was made retroactive to Friday and he is eligible to return May 14, when the Cubs host the Atlanta Braves for a makeup game. Jen-Ho Tseng was scratched from his start Monday night for Triple-A Iowa. In his last outing, Darvish allowed six runs on seven hits and three walks in just 4 1/3 innings against the Rockies . (more...)
Filip Forsberg scores handsome between the legs goal Filip Forsberg scores handsome between the legs goal
- May 08, 2018

He's also tied with Boston's Torey Krug for most points with 12 while skating an average of 26 minutes, 25 seconds a game. In fact, neither team has won two in a row all series long. The highlight reel score would be replayed by the network over and over in disbelief of the announcers calling the game. The last three teams to win in Winnipeg: Nashville (Feb. (more...)
Arsene Wenger's farewell speech in full after Arsenal's final home game Arsene Wenger's farewell speech in full after Arsenal's final home game
- May 08, 2018

Wenger is leaving Arsenal after 22 years in charge and he now only has two away fixtures remaining before signing off next Sunday after his lowest-ever Premier League finish in sixth. "I have to see where I'll put it", Wenger said. "I would like as well to thank everyone at the club who makes it so special, I would invite you, really push, support these players and the staff who remains behind me, these group of players has a special quality". (more...)
Eden Hazard sends message to Chelsea FC new boy Olivier Giroud Eden Hazard sends message to Chelsea FC new boy Olivier Giroud
- May 08, 2018

Hazard played no part in the only goal of the game, scored by Olivier Giroud, but his stats from the game make for impressive reading. Hazard completed 87% of the 38 passes he attempted during the game, and proved impossible to dispossess when dribbling. (more...)
Smith, Warner and Bancroft's Future Worries Ex-coach Lehmann Smith, Warner and Bancroft's Future Worries Ex-coach Lehmann
- May 08, 2018

Cricketers Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were banned from playing global cricket for their involvement in the scandal.According to Radio FIVEaa, Lehmann worries everyday about the banned trio and hopes they will return to worldwide cricket after serving their respective bans. (more...)
Barty lets Wozniacki slip away from defeat Barty lets Wozniacki slip away from defeat
- May 08, 2018

The second seed, who will move to the top of the rankings if she claims the title in the Spanish capital, rallied from a break down in the decider to triumph 6-2 4-6 6-4 after two hours and six minutes on court. "I felt the game, I like to play on this court", Halep said. Wozniacki survives her meeting with Ashleigh Barty, winning 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. "That will certainly help me moving forward". (more...)
India reject day-night Test against Australia India reject day-night Test against Australia
- May 08, 2018

Adelaide's day-night Test will not go ahead this summer, after the Board of Control for Cricket in India refused to agree to participate. The four-match series will otherwise go ahead as proposed, with the subsequent Tests in Perth, Melbourne and Sydney . (more...)
National Basketball Association executives think Raptors will fire Dwane Casey
- May 08, 2018

To find out how to watch a live stream of Game 4 in the Raptors vs. Cavaliers conference semifinal series, see the streaming information at the bottom of this article. Casey also made a lineup change in Game 3, inserting a third guard (Fred VanVleet) for Serge Ibaka . "I mean, it would be absurd to make a move like that". (more...)
Butland blames 'farcical' signings for Stoke's relegation Butland blames 'farcical' signings for Stoke's relegation
- May 08, 2018

The Potters were beaten 2-1 at home by Crystal Palace, with Patrick Van Aanholt scoring a late victor to condemn Stoke to the second tier of English football for the first time in 10 years. 'Too numerous recent investments, and over the years, are completely unused and that's unacceptable. The club announced they were no longer paying his wages in April. (more...)
Iniesta's China Move Cast In Doubt As Club Denies Transfer Reports Iniesta's China Move Cast In Doubt As Club Denies Transfer Reports
- May 08, 2018

Spanish media outlet Sport report that Australia is actually the 33-year-old's "preferred destination", so he could potentially face the Wellington Phoenix in the A-League. Hiroshi Mikitani, owner of Vissel Kobe, is also the CEO of Barcelona's main sponsor Rakuten. Iniesta has indicated his future will be away from Europe after winning every major honour - for club and country - during his sparkling career. (more...)
CJ Anderson sees 'championship caliber' in Carolina Panthers CJ Anderson sees 'championship caliber' in Carolina Panthers
- May 08, 2018

Carolina Panthers fans are ready to see a high-flying offense led by Cam Newton and Christian McCaffrey, and the pieces are coming together around them. "Not so far", Hurney said then, according to Bill Voth on the Panthers' website. He doesn't fumble often, either, with three lost in his 693 rushing attempts, tied for third-fewest in the National Football League the last five seasons among players with at least 600 carries. (more...)
United States judge: Mueller should not have 'unfettered power' in Russian Federation probe United States judge: Mueller should not have 'unfettered power' in Russian Federation probe
- May 08, 2018

Later Friday, President Trump praised Ellis during a speech to the National Rifle Association and called him a "highly respected judge". "You really care about wanting information you could get from Mr. Manafort's charges in Virginia relate to bank fraud and other financial allegations from years ago. That argument provoked Ellis' ire to an extent and prompted him to question the wisdom of granting unfettered power to a special counsel with a $10 million budget. (more...)
Kobe to Ben Simmons: Rebuild jump shot Kobe to Ben Simmons: Rebuild jump shot
- May 08, 2018

While Simmons rebounded from his one-point performance in Game 2 with 16 points on 8-of-14 shooting in Game 3, the Celtics are content with letting him shoot from the perimeter which has proven to be a weakness in his offensive repertoire. So it's those little fundamental things that you've really got to focus on from Day 1 in training camp, because if you lose sight of that it comes back to haunt you. (more...)
Enes Kanter challenges LeBron to sign with Knicks Enes Kanter challenges LeBron to sign with Knicks
- May 08, 2018

The Pistons went 39-43 this season, missing the playoffs for the third time in four years under Van Gundy. "I am honored and humbled to join the Knicks", Fizdale said. With Miami, Fizdale was an assistant on National Basketball Association championship teams in 2012 and 2013 powered by LeBron James . The Knicks will hope he will have the same effect on their young team, which has missed the playoffs the past five seasons and could struggle again next season while All-Star Kristaps ... (more...)
Saints release Coby Fleener, who never worked out as offense's missing piece Saints release Coby Fleener, who never worked out as offense's missing piece
- May 08, 2018

It seemed as though New Orleans was planning to move on months before this move was made. According to a report from Pro Football Talk , Fleener has been straight-up released by the New Orleans Saints and will be looking for work elsewhere in the NFL . (more...)
It's National Nurses Week 2018 It's National Nurses Week 2018
- May 08, 2018

The County employs 200 professional registered nurses and registered practical nurses and 375 personal support workers through our Long Term Care and Seniors Services Department, each of whom do an exceptional job delivering care to our residents. (more...)
Van Gundy and Pistons part ways Van Gundy and Pistons part ways
- May 08, 2018

Gores said, emphasizing that Mr. Van Gundy, who has a year remaining on his contract, wanted to return. This picture made national news a year ago when the Van Gundy adopted the last dog available in a northern MI shelter. The Pistons missed the playoffs for the second straight season this year. The Pistons were subsequently swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round. (more...)
Canadiens take shot at Bruins' Brad Marchand on Twitter Canadiens take shot at Bruins' Brad Marchand on Twitter
- May 08, 2018

Alex Ovechkin: Ovechkin is clearly exhausted of losing to Sidney Crosby and the Penguins in the playoffs and this may be their year, as they have the Penguins on the brink of elimination. Torey Krug's late goal in Game 2 was the last even strength goal the Bruins would score in the series , a span of almost 200 minutes to end the series without an even strength goal. (more...)
Boston Celtics: Jayson Tatum growing up before our very eyes Boston Celtics: Jayson Tatum growing up before our very eyes
- May 08, 2018

A mix-up with Joel Embiid even deeper into overtime capped another frustrating display for Simmons, the confusion allowing the Celtics to intercept and seal the win through Al Horford . Once we found out Jaylen Brown was out for the first game, it seemed inevitable that the Sixers were going to steal a game from the Celtics, giving them an advantage for the rest of the series. (more...)
Williams fulfils naked ambition to claim third snooker world title Williams fulfils naked ambition to claim third snooker world title
- May 08, 2018

Twelve months later, he was lifting the trophy surrounded by his wife Joanne and kids, and pocketing a first prize of 425,000 pounds following the closest final in 13 years. Higgins reflected: "Today I was 13-7 behind and I was anxious if I would take it to the fourth session, I didn't want to lose with a session to spare". (more...)
Packers' top two draft picks connected quickly Packers' top two draft picks connected quickly
- May 08, 2018

But that's just not the way it works (in Green Bay). However, the Packers traded their pick to the Saints, moving back to pick 27 in the draft while also acquiring a fifth-round pick of this years' draft and a first-round pick of the 2019 draft , according to Mike Spofford from packers.com. (more...)
Jose Mourinho lays into Lukaku replacements ahead of FA Cup final Jose Mourinho lays into Lukaku replacements ahead of FA Cup final
- May 08, 2018

According to The Mirror , United boss Jose Mourinho is desperate to reunite with the Brazil worldwide, whilst also being frustrated with Martial's purported lack of progress at Old Trafford. Willian was one of the only players who didn't down tools in Mourinho's final season at Chelsea , and the pair are known to be big admirers of each other. (more...)
Man charged after trying to 'barbecue all the child molesters' Man charged after trying to 'barbecue all the child molesters'
- May 08, 2018

A Florida man is accused of attempted murder after witnesses say he doused parts of a motel with gasoline and spoke of burning "child molesters" to death. they deserve to die", the report said. Deputies asked him why he didn't carry his threats out and Porto-Sierra reportedly responded by saying, "You got here too soon". (more...)
Comedian apologizes for 'edgy joke' about Warriors' Green
- May 08, 2018

The Warriors would prefer to play a more free-flowing style and whip the ball around instead of putting Durant on an island and relying on him to score in one-on-one situations. Though that group usually gets minutes in the games - in fact, they often close games together - it was the first time Kerr has started with the group in the playoffs since acquiring Durant. (more...)

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