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National Hockey League explains why Sidney Crosby was not pulled from Game 6

National Hockey League explains why Sidney Crosby was not pulled from Game 6

On Monday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins captain had another scary moment on the ice when crashed head first into the boards during the first period of Game 6 against the Washington Capitals. It was especially apparent on the sequence of events that led to Andre Burakovsky's short-sided goal on Penguins goaltender? None of it worked as Washington pushed the Penguins around.


Tony Parker has successful surgery, no timetable for return

Tony Parker has successful surgery, no timetable for return

The team said a timeline for Parker's return will be announced at a later date. The Rockets have showcased this postseason an ability to thrive offensively without Harden playing at peak levels. Let's hope for the hell of a game we've been expecting in Game 3 . Covered by the NBA's best perimeter defender for parts of the night, Harden had his worst shooting night of any playoff game in his career, missing 14 of his 17 field goal attempts.



Spurs set up Warriors meeting as Harden and Rockets crumble

They now advance to the Western Conference Finals where they will be facing the Golden State Warriors. It was a wipeout from jump, with the Rockets channeling the empty tank of energy that was Toyota Center, thanks to a casually late-arriving crowd (disgraceful, by the way, if you had a lower bowl ticket and arrived in, say, the second quarter).


Pro Kabaddi League: Tendulkar, Adani among owners of four new franchises

Pro Kabaddi League: Tendulkar, Adani among owners of four new franchises

Sachin Tendulkar has joined the Kabaddi bangwagon, becoming a co-owner of Chennai-based franchise which will be included with three other teams in the fifth season of VIVO Pro Kabaddi League. The deal is valued at Rs300 crore. The league has held its own among the myriad professional sporting leagues to emerge in the wake of the lucrative and hugely successful Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament in 2008.



Kawhi Leonard: Kawhi Leonard (ankle) will not play Thursday

He's averaged 23.8 points per game in this series. The Golden State Warriors will play the victor of this series in the Western Conference finals. The Spurs lead the series 3-2. Gregg Popovich wanted to watch and talk more with Kawhi Leonard throughout the day before determining his status for Game 6 against the Houston Rockets Thursday night.