Stanley Cup Finals Game 1: Penguins vs Predators

But can Matt Murray and/or Marc-Andre Fleury stand on their heads for another three games to get Pittsburgh the Stanley Cup for the second straight year? Pittsburgh was outshot throughout the first two rounds of the playoffs. Some of them have not been his fault, the Preds have given up an own goal in each game. P.K. Subban and Malkin dropped the gloves for a fight after all the scoring.

Cavs seek answers after Game 1 demolition by Golden State Warriors

It is what it is. "We got to stop the ball first and then fan out to the 3-point line if those guys go there". "But that's what stands out". But the intrigue and beauty of this matchup goes beyond the considerable talents of Cleveland's Lebron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love .

Juve must be 'fiendish' to beat Real, says Allegri

Keeping the best for the last - this has always been the case with Champions League Finals of late. Juventus await in Cardiff this year in a battle between the domestic champions of Italy and Spain. Dybala joined Juan Cuadrado and Mario Mandzukic in a trio sitting just behind Gonzalo Higuain, while Miralem Pjanic has been behind them alongside Sami Khedira.

Lions will 'struggle' against All Blacks, says Eddie Jones

Never has a Lions side arrived in New Zealand with greater expectation. Despite Zin Zan Brooke's comments about a lack of mongrel, Toby Faletau will probably pack down against Kieran Read. The All Blacks' record against the rest of the world is staggering; they've won the most World Cups, they are the only team to successfully defend a World Cup crown, and they have been ranked the best team in the world since 2009.

Laxman hails government's decision to not play with Pakistan

The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 has begun as England take on Bangladesh at The Oval. Tamim skied Liam Plunkett to wicketkeeper Jos Buttler and Mushfiqur was caught in the deep for 79 off the next ball , allowing England to restrict the boundary flow in the closing overs and keep the Bangladesh total down.

Jake Guentzel's two goals lead Penguins to Game 2 victory over Predators

Jake Guentzel's two goals lead Penguins to Game 2 victory over Predators

The third goal from the Pittsburgh Penguins was manufactured with a bit of luck. And while the Predators desperately need Rinne to rebound and return to form, they also need a way to keep Guentzel, who scored his leading 11th and 12th goals of the playoffs, off the scoresheet.