Wednesday May 24-th, 2017

The Washington Capitals are moving on to the second round The Washington Capitals are moving on to the second round

Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Anderson had a rough start to his tenure in Toronto, but picked up his game in November and never looked back. "Then you get into hypotheticals". Neither team scored until Auston Matthews beat Braden Holtby 7:45 into t...

Hawks Handle Wizards in Game Four to Tie Series at 2-2

Not so much from Calderon, whose hair is thinning on top. Wall is averaging 28.8 points per game (PPG), 10 assists per game (APG) and 4.5 rebounds per game (RPG), while Beal is averaging 24.3 PPG, 2.3 APG and 3.8 RPG in this series.

Leafs wary of expectations rising too quickly after 'step' forward this season Leafs wary of expectations rising too quickly after 'step' forward this season

But with five of six games going to overtime and the other decision a one-goal affair, it's easy to see how close the two squads were. Ovechhin seemed to suffer no after-effects. "They knew I was coming from a very honest part and come from a great f...

Joe Johnson's Buzzer Beater lifts Utah over struggling Clippers Joe Johnson's Buzzer Beater lifts Utah over struggling Clippers

In fact, he used his momentum to get to half court; hoping that the Clippers get the ball back so he could have a uncontested dunk. His status for Game 2 Wednesday AEDT is unclear. "It's the playoffs", Redick said. Like, it's the playoffs. It was eno...

Koeman: Toffees were poor against West Ham Koeman: Toffees were poor against West Ham

Reid's West Ham team shut Lukaku, the league's top scorer, out last weekend. "Maybe a point and a clean sheet are positives but after that they are no more". But it was West Ham who pressed on with Lanzini blocked and Fernandes wayward as they se...

Hazard not right for Chelsea captaincy Hazard not right for Chelsea captaincy

Then just as we were coming back into the game they scored again - it was very bad for us. With Tite's absence, it's his assistants who will be getting the report and watching Chelsea play Southampton at Stamford Bridge. On Diego Costa: "For stri...

Powell helps Raptors take 3-2 lead over Bucks Powell helps Raptors take 3-2 lead over Bucks

The Bucks committed 21 turnovers Saturday. A jump shot from Patrick Patterson put Toronto up by 19 points midway through the second, but the Bucks - shooting 67 per cent in the quarter - clawed their way to within seven. NOTES: Bucks G Khri...

Chelsea still a team in transition, says Antonio Conte

It's normal (ity). It's right for them to do this, to reinforce their teams, if they think this is the right way to win the title. "To win in England these days is not easy". The psychological damage inflicted on Tottenham's players can't be unde...

49ers 'strongly considering' QB at No. 2 in draft 49ers 'strongly considering' QB at No. 2 in draft

So if NY is the team you've got to get in front of, what will it take to swap with the Titans, the team that picks before the Jets? Each one of these teams signed bridge quarterbacks during the offseason. The NFL Draft begins Thursday night in Phil...

Paajarvi's OT Goal Gives Blues 4-3 Win

Yeo has made some smooth moves beyond that this month, though, working Vladimir Sobotka into the lineup right before the playoffs upon his return from a three-year hiatus in Russian Federation and returning Paul Stastny to the first line on Saturday ...

Sergio Garcia edges out Justin Rose to win Masters after play-off Sergio Garcia edges out Justin Rose to win Masters after play-off

Garcia, who shared the overnight lead with Rose going into the final round, said he felt calm throughout the day. "Everybody that supported me, my sponsors, my moments that unfortunately didn't go the way I wanted". Garcia, meanwhile, scrambled f...

Lions squad 'what you'd expect' - Hansen

Our advantage is we play with that expectation all the time. "Obviously I'm hugely proud and over the moon but pretty surprised as well". "Probably the hardest one we've had". "He should've got somebody on that selection committee from Scotland". H...

FA Cup: Arsenal Dump Manchester City, Face Chelsea In Finals

Whichever team can push the pace and overwhelm the other side early can potentially put the game away. While Manchester City has a slim (albeit unlikely) shot of winning the Premiership, Arsenal's chances of claiming the Premier League's title ar...

Thornton returns to lineup for Sharks in Game 3 vs. Oilers

Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture each scored two goals and the San Jose Sharks rebounded from back-to-back shutouts in emphatic fashion, beating the Edmonton Oilers 7-0 on Tuesday night to tie their first-round playoff series at two games apiece.

Benintendi leads Red Sox over Rays 4-3 on Patriots' Day

Phillies 4, Nationals 2: Cesar Hernandez hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Joe Blanton in the eighth and Philadelphia stopped a four-game skid. Sale walked Kevin Kiermaier to begin the third inning, and Steven Souza hits a single following a ...

Edmundson, Blues take game two in Minnesota Edmundson, Blues take game two in Minnesota

He is playing with a level of confidence, poise and athleticism that few goalies came close to matching through the first week of playoffs. The puck fluttered into the corner, the golden opportunity had vanished, and the scoreless game continued.

Toronto Maple Leafs 1-4 Tampa Bay Lightning Toronto Maple Leafs 1-4 Tampa Bay Lightning

The Penguins accumulated just four shots in the first period, tied for the fewest in the opening 20 minutes this season. "We'll see [Saturday], I think it's close to playing", Malkin said after taking limited contact in the Penguins' optional pract...

Raptors Bounce Back, Take Game 2 Raptors Bounce Back, Take Game 2

Dellavedova, a 26-year-old guard from Australia, was also a burr in the Raptors' collective backside in last season's playoffs, setting screens for LeBron James in Cleveland's 4-2 series victory over Toronto in the Eastern Conference final.

McDavid, Kassian score short-handed, Oilers beat Sharks 2-0

It was a half-breakaway. San Jose Sharks coach Peter DeBoer says he won't be taking a wrecking ball to a power play that has gone from lacklustre to downright liability in the National Hockey League playoffs. The Sharks' window to win a Stanley...

Penguins eliminate Blue Jackets

Breathing is essential for a team that hasn't made it past the second round in the past decade with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, and is facing major roster changes this summer no matter the result. About a minute later, Canadiens defenseman A...

Playoff Preview: Clippers (4) - Jazz (5)

Joe Johnson deserves a lot of credit for the initial defense, and not being run over by Griffin quickly. After Paul banked in a floater to tie the game at 95 with 13 ticks remaining, Johnson went to work. The win was a huge boost for Utah, a team ...

Warriors F Kevin Durant out for Game 2 against the Blazers

Leaving the supporting cast of the Blazers wide open on almost every possession, they swarmed the two guards at the paint, forcing them into the same tough midrange floaters they started missing and closing off the 3-pt line. McGee didn't miss a sh...

Todd McShay: Josh Dobbs could sneak into the first round of draft Todd McShay: Josh Dobbs could sneak into the first round of draft

During the 2016 NFL Draft , Maryland saw Sean Davis (Pittsburgh Steelers ), Yannick Ngakoue (Jacksonville Jaguars), and Quinton Jefferson (Seattle Seahawks) selected during the first five rounds. His talent convinced them he had to be their first pic...

Sharks Come Alive To Even Up Playoff Series

Tomas Hertl and Timo Meier gave Sharks fans a glimpse into the future, forming a power duo alongside Melker Karlsson on the third line, while Couture, Jannik Hansen and Joel Ward served as DeBoer's shutdown combination. He missed the final three ...

Giants' 2017 regular season schedule announced Giants' 2017 regular season schedule announced

While the Falcons offense make every game a must-watch event, there are plenty of matchups that catch the eye and should be marked on everyone's calendars in 2017. Week 5 (Oct. 8 ) @ Texans, 7:30 p.m. The team hosts a Super Bowl rematch against t...

LeBron's Cavaliers Are Not Ready, Despite Meaningless Win Over Celtics LeBron's Cavaliers Are Not Ready, Despite Meaningless Win Over Celtics

The win vaulted Atlanta past the Milwaukee Bucks for fifth spot in the Eastern Conference standings. He also joined Vince Carter as the second Raptor to reach 2,000 points in a season. Another day, another shocking loss to the Atlanta Hawks . A fu...

New York Rangers: Plenty being said about Blueshirts' big Game 4 win New York Rangers: Plenty being said about Blueshirts' big Game 4 win

The Rangers' previous home playoff win was in Game 1 of the 2015 Eastern Conference Final against Tampa Bay. Carey Price turned back 35 shots in helping Montreal tie the series . Price is a great goaltender, but he can't save them all if they...

Hawks stun Cavaliers despite absence of stars Hawks stun Cavaliers despite absence of stars

It appears that the Cavs are rewriting the records of the league in more ways than one. They have an array of sharpshooter, some solid rebounding bigs, and (of course) LeBron James . Coach Tyronn Lue called it " just stupid ", and it was. LeBron J...

Colin Miller ready to return for Bruins tonight

MacArthur, who battled back after suffering a devastating concussion in training camp and wasn't expected to play this season, raised his arms to the sky in celebration as the crowd went wild. The Senators may have a bit of a letdown after the emot...

NBA Playoffs 2017: How to watch Thunder vs

ATS records: Oklahoma City 45-36-1, Houston 42-40. However, this is how the NBA Most Valuable Player race would turn out if I were the be-all, end-all voter (it's a good thing that I'm not). This is a defensive assignment that'll fall squarely on t...

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