Penguins Down Predators in Game 2

Zach Smith, of Crafton, Pa., covers his Stanley Cup replica as he waits in the rain outside PPG Paints Arena before Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators , Wednesday, May 31, 2017 , in Pittsburgh .

Laxman hails govt's decision to not play with Pakistan

Goel said " BCCI should speak to the government before giving any proposal to Pakistan". Given the traditional rivalry between the two teams, cricket just can not be divorced from overall bilateral relations. Goel said the government wouldn't give its nod until the "cross-border terrorism" stops. 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.

Beard: In Cavs-Warriors 3, will fans get just desserts?

His teaming up with Andre Iguodala and Draymond Green will give the Golden State Warriors an impressive defense in the finals. I played against great teams, and I played on great teams. So good is Golden State, which has finished with the NBA's best record in each of the last three seasons and added four-times scoring champion Durant last off-season, that Van Gundy referred to the 2015 National Basketball Association champions as a "dynasty".

LeBron James: Kyrie Irving one of best one-on-one players in league history

Thomas had his front tooth knocked out in Game 1 of the conference semifinals against Washington, but it was a lingering hip injury he aggravated later in the series against the Wizards that would end his season prematurely. They were facing elimination. They've given themselves a chance to erase the sting of their 44-point loss in Game 2. Sure, Boston ended up losing Game 4 - and heck the Cavs nearly covered in the end, too.

Mascot for New York Mets fired after flipping off fan

Only this misplay had a happy ending for the Mets. While worry about that, the Mets will look to start June with a big win as they cap off their series with the Brewers on Thursday afternoon. "This is one we needed to have". The Brewers dropped the first two games before earning a 7-1 victory Wednesday night. "I'm quicker to the ball as well, so I think I'm able to pick and choose pitches much easier and lay off the close ones".