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Blowouts more common than close games in Stanley Cup Final

Laviolette was trying to reverse the momentum, but his decision backfired, when Crosby found Sheary open beside the net to extend Pittsburgh's lead to 4-0 just 1:19 into the second period . Subban held on to Crosby's leg. Crosby, his body on top of Subban's, tried to force his head on to the ice. The Pens didn't look back from there and ended up scoring two more goals in the first period , which chased Rinne from the net after the first period for the second time in the series.



Captain Smith admits frustration as rain foils Australia

Kept out of the attack by Smith until the 35th over, he claimed two wickets in 11 balls to set up the tail for left-armer Starc. Starc was the pick of the Australian attack after taking four for 29 before Warner passed 4,000 one-day global runs in his 93rd innings, the fastest Australian to do so.



Crosby dominant in Penguins' Game 5 win over Predators

The Big Three had eight points for the Penguins . We saw it in Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup final , when goalie Pekka Rinne allowed two goals combined, the defence limited Pittsburgh's big guns to little to no shots and players like Frederick Gaudreau and Calle Jarnkrok became unlikely heroes.


Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

The Scot admitted the drills were "pretty boring" but they have had the desired effect, with Murray now resembling the player who dominated the second half of last season. Thiem will play Nadal tomorrow. On Friday evening, the Spaniard would face a stern test against Austria's Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals of the 2017 French Open .


NBA Finals Predictions: Who are the experts picking?

NBA Finals Predictions: Who are the experts picking?

They also only won just 56 regular season games. The Cavs are also more well-rounded than they were in the previous two trips to the finals . Yes, twice, with both teams winning one game each. "I think we will use it as fuel, we will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it?" "It's just been such a better progression for Steph this post-season", Kerr, the ailing Golden State coach, told reporters Monday.


No change: Cavs not slowing, sticking to plan vs. Warriors

No change: Cavs not slowing, sticking to plan vs. Warriors

Iman Shumpert , on the hand, was thought to not even get rotation time this postseason. The obvious choice is J.R. Smith, who has been suspended by the National Basketball Association before for lighting up a bit too much. Whilst JR Smith has become the Cavs' most important perimiter defender in the second half of this season, Shump is still the superior defender of the two, and Lue highlighted that the defensive end has to be the major focus of the Cavs if they are to escape their 0-2 ...