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Gorman: Penguins follow Mike Sullivan's way to another Stanley Cup win

Gorman: Penguins follow Mike Sullivan's way to another Stanley Cup win

The 2016 finals feature Penguins and San Jose Sharks. Seeds of doubt could've been planted when injuries piled up, particularly the loss of top defenseman Kris Letang . So Lemieux pushed for the cap during the NHL's lost winter, well aware the ripple effects would include a rise in league parity at the potential expense of the dynasties that have been a part of the league since it started awarding the Stanley Cup almost a century ago.



Warren Gatland still considering Lions XV to face New Zealand

Coach Tana Umaga said they were keen to unveil the new haka before Wednesday's match against the Lions kicked off in front of what is expected to be a sell-out 45,000 crowd. "Sonny Bill's a monster, isn't he?" he said. Big, well-drilled forwards won't be enough, that much is clear after a rotten performance against semi-professionals in Whangarei and a defeat to the Blues at Eden Park .



Pakistan pummels England in ODI, cements place in final of Champions Trophy

Pakistan will meet Group A toppers England in the first semifinal on Wednesday at the same venue . It seemed Pakistani batsmen were batting on a different pitch during the chase as they cruised to complete the target in 37.1 overs, after openers Azhar Ali (76 off 100) and Fakhar Zaman (57 off 58) provided a flawless start.



US Open: How the Irish have fared on Day 2

The three-putt that did in Dustin Johnson at this U.S. Open came at the 13th hole on Friday, not the 18th hole on Sunday. The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. On typical U.S. Open greens, that would have run off the back of the green. He opened Thursday with a 9-over 81. The one-day breakout of the old Bob Hope tournament? It didn't matter at that point, because I was so far from the cut line.



Lewis Hamilton wins 3rd straight Canadian GP, Stroll gets points

The Briton is arguably the best driver of his generation and he proved it in style by grabbing the Grand Prix title beating the second placed Valtteri Bottas with a staggering lead of 20 seconds. As the world champions returned to the top of the constructors' championship, eight points ahead of their Italian rivals, they served notice that they are still the team to beat.



Golden opportunity for Pakistan to avenge loss to India: Imran

After beating Bangladesh by 9 wickets, Kohli in the post-match press conference revealed whose idea was it to introduce Jadhav into the attack. Virat Kohli will urge his India side to play the game not the occasion in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday after their brisk disposal of Bangladesh set up a box-office encounter with Pakistan that could break TV viewing records.