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Izaguirre wins Stage 8 of Giro; Jungels stays in pink

Izaguirre wins Stage 8 of Giro; Jungels stays in pink

What caused the crash? It is not the first time in recent years riders have suffered directly as a result of incidents with motorbikes involved in the race. In a tough finale, there was heartbreak for Conti as his bike slid from beneath him on a hairpin bend on the climb to the finish inside the final kilometre and it was Izagirre who rode away to victory and join his brother Ion as a Grand Tour stage victor, with Visconti second and Sanchez third.


Rockets lose ugly Game 3; Spurs lead 2-1

Rockets lose ugly Game 3; Spurs lead 2-1

The Spurs were just fine without Parker when he went down on Wednesday, cruising to a 121-96 victory over the Houston Rockets, tying the second round series at a game apiece. LeBron James scorched Toronto for 39 points and became the NBA's second all-time leading scorer in the post-season as Cleveland rolled to a Game Two triumph.



Is the NHL's concussion protocol failing the players it's supposed to protect?

The last time the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals squared off in a Game 7, it was in 2009, and the win spring-boarded the Penguins to a Stanley Cup championship. all of the things that won them the Stanley Cup (and a Game 6 versus the Capitals a year ago) they suddenly quit doing. Ottawa leads the best-of-seven series 3-2.



Preds outlast Blues to take 3-1 series lead

St. Louis almost tied it with the extra skater with just over a minute remaining, but Paul Stastny couldn't get his stick on a loose puck at the left post with an empty net in front of him. "I think it was a really good experience a year ago, playing two seven-game series", Rinne said. "They're talking to the refs.it's been that way all series".


Masters champion Garcia returns to action at The Players

Masters champion Garcia returns to action at The Players

Two days later, Garcia emptied his soul in front of the golf world, "I'm not good enough", he said after falling short yet again. "They've been so happy for me to get my first major and win the Masters". His ball took one bounce and caromed into the water. Sergio didn't have the greatest opening round, finishing with a 1-over 73. Just 12 of 43 second-round leaders/co-leaders have gone on to win the tournament.



Sergio Garcia moves into contention at windy Sawgrass

At one under par McIlroy was eight shots off the pace and five behind 54-year-old Fijian Vijay Singh, who was looking to surpass the 52-year-old Sam Snead as the oldest victor in PGA Tour history with his first victory since 2008. I think that's just because it's been playing so hard this week. I don't know, it can do anything. "I'd assume they'd be some of the same". The PGA Tour had warned players not to use the product two years before, but Singh claimed never to have seen the missive.