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Senators, Penguins Takes Leads In NHL Playoffs

It was marketed as Sidney Crosby vs. Alex Ovechkin and, one game in, it has lived up to that billing. Sidney Crosby scored two goals 52 seconds apart to give Pittsburgh a 2-0 lead early in the second period. Karlsson's shot glanced off Rangers center Derek Stepan and into the net for his first goal of the postseason. "I don't know if I've played with a quicker goalie", Cullen said.


Strong field, unpredictable course at Players Championship

Strong field, unpredictable course at Players Championship

It is the 2nd week in May, and that means we head to Ponte Vedra, Florida and PGA Tour headquarters. McGirt played in morning and made a pair of eagles on the back nine to atone in his round of 67. He was 5-under par through 11 holes, but bogeyed three of his final four holes. Brooks Koepka had a reasonable day and could have been better than his 74, except for putting his tee shot into the water on both par 3s on the back nine.



Isaiah Thomas scores 53 points as Boston's Playoff streak continues

The Boston Celtics spotted Washington the first 16 points of the game and then roared to a 123-111 home victory over the Wizards in the first game of the Eastern Conference semi-finals. Thomas scored 53 points, surpassing Russell Westbrook for the most points in a game this postseason, as the Celtics rallied back from multiple double-digit deficits to force overtime on the way to a 129-119 home win on Tuesday.


No practice round, no problem for Mickelson at Players

No practice round, no problem for Mickelson at Players

I'm okay with the round. "I switched only yesterday but today it was good, so hopefully it was the right decision". "Earlier on in my career, I had to come to terms with that, and come to terms with hitting the ball in the same positions as everyone else off the tee and then trying to beat them from there".



Good luck or bad omen? Rickie Fowler aces Sawgrass' iconic 17th hole

As with most new concepts, there were detractors and supporters. Multiple current PGA TOUR Champions members participated in THE PLAYERS in 1982. Give me a Rickie magic repeat at the Stadium Course this weekend. Thomas is 5th for SG: TTG so the more you look at it, the more he looks the ideal fit. Garcia, who triumphed here in 2008, will be well rested having not competed since claiming his first major title and will no doubt feel comfortable on a course where has eight top-15 finishes ...