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Leafs are down but not out of tight series against Capitals

The Washington Capitals are struggling a bit with the Toronto Maple Leafs. With so much on the line, and so much tension in the Verizon Center air, Alexander Ovechkin seemed more anxious about hitting Maple Leafs players and getting back at Nazem Kadri than he did in carrying the Washington Capitals to a Game 5 victory.



Pochettino: Tottenham dominated Chelsea

What a win for Chelsea , but you have to feel for Spurs. I am pleased for my players and for our fans. Victor Moses went down, drew the penalty, and Willian converted the spot kick to put Chelsea up 2-1. Will Chelsea's win settle the title race? Pochettino's men trail Chelsea by four points with six games remaining and travel to Crystal Palace on Wednesday with their title dream still alive.



Vandeweghe gives US lead over Czechs in Fed Cup semi

CoCo Vandeweghe defeated Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-4 in the first match Saturday, giving the U.S.an early 1-0 lead in the best-of-five series. The victor of this series will play Belarus or Switzerland for the title on November 11-12. Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova returns a shot to United States' CoCo Vandeweghe during a Fed Cup semifinal tennis match, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Wesley Chapel, Fla.



Cavaliers bounce back from 26 down

The Bulls themselves lost point guard Rajon Rondo indefinitely to a fractured thumb suffered in Game 2. But after everything that has happened over the past week, Indiana's more hard challenge may be coping with the fact they've been so close that they could be leading 2-1 or 3-0 heading into Sunday.



Knight Riders bowl; Umesh and Ishant return

The Purple Brigade, champions in 2012 and 2014, may boast of a 13-6 win-loss record against the perennial bridesmaid, but the scenario looks different, especially in the context of an injured Chris Lynn, the leading run-getter of the season.



Westbrook heroics not enough for Thunder

Once again we saw how much the Thunder struggle to score points when Westbrook is on the bench so someone needs to step up and give him some scoring support or the Thunder will be staring down the barrel of a 3-0 series deficit. "If you cuss you get fined", he said. "James draws a lot of attention". Westbrook started out the game in brilliant fashion after his bad Game 1 .