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STANLEY CUP FINAL: Penguins beat Nashville in title defense

STANLEY CUP FINAL: Penguins beat Nashville in title defense

The Pittsburgh Penguins have achieved what few teams have before them, winning back to back Stanley Cups . We were given no shot, no chance, and he just kept us in there, so those two guys come to mind. He didn't play much throughout the game, but a fantastic move which he provided, left the title in Pittsburgh for more year. How about the job by Marc-Andre Fleury in these playoffs? Across 84 games on NBC/NBCSN/CNBC/USA Network, the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs averaged a TAD of 1.387 ...


Late goal gives Stanley Cup to Penguins

Late goal gives Stanley Cup to Penguins

Greats like Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux - the players Crosby was considered heir to - didn't just win scoring titles and MVPs and Stanley Cups . That is the second highest rated Penguins game in the Pittsburgh market on the NBC networks, with only Game 7 of the 2009 Stanley Cup Final ( Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin 's first championship, which came in a rematch against Detroit) placing higher with a 42.2 rating.


Louisville to appeal Pitino ban, NCAA penalties

Louisville to appeal Pitino ban, NCAA penalties

The staffer, former assistant Andre McGee , also was hit with a 10-year show cause penalty, making it exceedingly hard for him to find another NCAA job in that span. Pitino will be suspended for the first five conference games because the NCAA said he didn't monitor McGee. Given such undisputed evidence, you might think a totally embarrassed University of Louisville would throw itself on the mercy of the NCAA court and gladly accept whatever punishment it received.


Lonzo Will Be a Laker

Lonzo Will Be a Laker

In an interview in May, he said , "There's no doubt in my mind whatsoever". President Magic Johnson may be trying to use this as a smokescreen to prevent other teams from knowing for sure who the Lakers are going to draft. The Lakers seem likely to take Lonzo Ball at No. 2, though, and they might not think he and Russell can play in the backcourt together. Whether or not this comes to fruition remains to be seen , but it's certainly another surprising twist in an off-season already ...


San Antonio Spurs Fans React to Paul George's Pacers Future

San Antonio Spurs Fans React to Paul George's Pacers Future

His preferred destination: the Lakers . "They aren't giving them the No. 2 pick". ESPN's Dave McMenamin reported that the Pacers reached out to the Cavaliers to discuss a trade . How does Cleveland gamble, get rid of either of the two All-Star players without more than a verbal commitment from George he would stay beyond the 2017-18 campaign? George has an 18.1 points-per-game average in parts of seven National Basketball Association seasons.


Spurs denied permission to reduce Wembley pitch

Spurs denied permission to reduce Wembley pitch

The Premier League runners-up will play their home games at the national stadium next season while the club's new stadium is built at White Hart Lane. "If you compare our squad back then with now, we had many older and more experienced players". It will be a Uefa compliant pitch. "It was a big shame what happened to them last season but this Tottenham squad is a little too young for the Champions League ", he said.