• Late goals lift Penguins in Stanley Cup Final opener

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    The Penguins almost blew a 3-0 lead, one compounded by an terrible offensive effort in the middle part of the game, before Jake Guentzel saved it with a goal at 16:43 of the third period . Former Penguins forward James Neal and his fellow Nashville teammate Calle Jarnkrok each took a penalty, giving Pittsburgh a 5-on-3 opportunity it didn't pass up.
  • Wenger meets Kroenke for talks, Arsenal to make announcement Wednesday

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    Earlier on Tuesday, former Arsenal striker Ian Wright spoke of his fears Wenger could leave the Gunners "totally in the lurch" by walking away this week - fears that could soon be allayed. Despite his disappointment at missing out on the Double, Conte said Chelsea's feat of winning the Premier League with a record 30 wins meant it was still a season to savour.
  • FA Cup: What Antonio Conte Said About Victor Moses' Red Card

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    Despite friction with the board towards the end of the season, Wenger and Gazidis both put on a show of unity during the post-match celebrations at Wembley . He however still said that it was a good season for them, choosing Premier League win over FA Cup . And the Frenchman believes the victory over Antonio Conte's Chelsea is proof enough that he is the right man to continue as Arsenal boss.
  • Rob Holding 'lost for words' after FA Cup win over Chelsea

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    It remains to be seen if Wenger and Arsenal will sever ties just days after the Gunners beat Chelsea at Wembley to claim a record 13th FA Cup success, but Wright believes that could well be the case. Arsene Wenger will attend an Arsenal board meeting created to resolve his future on Tuesday having already agreed the terms of a new two-year contract at the club as long ago as November, sources have told ESPN FC.
  • Alexander Zverev critical of his performance after first-round French Open exit

    Alexander Zverev critical of his performance after first-round French Open exit

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    Left-handed Verdasco , playing his 14th Roland Garros and 56th consecutive major, had lost to Zverev in the first round on clay in Madrid earlier this year. When he was asked what made the difference, he said: "I played absolute s-t". Australian Nick Kyrgios shrugged off injury concerns and kept his emotions in check to outclass Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6, 6-3, booking his spot in the second round.
  • Altuve, Astros top Twins 7-2 behind strong start from Fiers

    Altuve, Astros top Twins 7-2 behind strong start from Fiers

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    Not for the manager A.J. Hinch and these unflappable Astros . The Twins were no match for the refined curveball that Fiers offered, flailing at it several times out of the strike zone. After a demotion to Houston's bullpen that never materialized, Mike Fiers pitched as though he still belongs in the rotation. "There's a calmness about our team that has matured over the past year".
  • Djokovic, Agassi partnership off to winning start

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    Leave it to the No. 4-seeded Nadal to win relatively simply and then lament a portion of his performance. But the Dane, making her 10th appearance at Roland Garros, showed her greater experience at key moments, winning both her breaks points in the opening set while the Australian converted just one out of five.
  • James, Cavs look to bounce back from Game 3 loss to Celtics

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    The Cavs lead the Celtics 3-1 in the Eastern Conference Finals entering Thursday's Game 5. It was the Cavs' second double-digit comeback after the half this postseason (they stormed back from 26 down in IN in Game 3 of the first round), and they joined the Golden State Warriors with two such second-half surges in these playoffs.
  • Formula One's Fernando Alonso adds interest to this year's Indy 500

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    I was not. So I literally heard people cheering in turns one, two and three while I was still in the race vehicle. At those high speeds, one mistake could spell disaster. Not to mention in a auto that's set up for minimum down-force and the lowest level of resistance through the air, wanting to fly off into space in every corner it reaches.
  • Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'

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    Game 2 is Wednesday in Pittsburgh . Since the lockout, Stanley Cup final games following an Over result are 4-12-1 Over/Under (75 percent Under), with three Over results coming in the deciding game of a series (no following game). How can a team who is behind 3-0 play the kind of game that holds another team shot-less? But they allowed three goals in the first period for just the fourth time this season, and now they trail for the first time in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
  • Impasse continues on India-Pakistan bilateral ties

    Impasse continues on India-Pakistan bilateral ties

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    It is learnt that BCCI is unlikely to pay any damages as its stand has always been clear that government clearance is paramount when it comes to playing Pakistan. Earlier in the day, BCCI Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary said a bilateral series with Pakistan could be possible if the government approved it. According to a memorandum of understanding signed by the BCCI and its Pakistan counterpart the two sides have to play six series between 2015 and 2023.