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Predators goalie blanks Blackhawks in opener

The Blackhawks talked before Game 2 about making adjustments, such as crowding Rinne and playing with more of an edge. "Play with confidence, try to make plays, try to create scoring chances more than I have in the first two games". The step up in speed, intensity and physical play in the playoffs is a big one , and some handled it better than others. Boosted by a raucous, red-clad crowd of 22,075, the Blackhawks got off to a fast start.



OKC's Westbrook proving he is MVP candidate, great teammate

Kind of just sitting there and embracing the moment", Westbrook said. "I didn't realize they were stopping it for me until the ref was holding the ball; but just thanking God for the opportunity to play, because I've had different [times] where I've been hurt and had to sit out, and to be able to play is something I will never take for granted".



Why we lost 3-0 to Crystal Palace - Wenger

Large sections of Arsenal's support ended the night with a chorus of "Arsene Wenger, we want you to go" and " you're not fit to wear the shirt " - with protests against the 67-year-old likely to ramp up. They won more critical duels than us. "All we can do is apologize", Arsenal's Theo Walcott said. "I think the first-half was quite level and then they come out in the second-half stronger than us and we were a bit unfortunate I think on the second goal , and on the third goal it was a ...



Its Whit Time! Merrifield called up from minors

But the club needed an extra relief arm last week, leading to the promotion of Junis to replace Gore on the roster. Instead, the Royals seek to inject some offense, as they are 14th in the league in runs scored. "Two-Hit White" averaged.283 in 81 games a year ago before being demoted in July. Merrifield, 28, is starting in right field and batting eighth Tuesday night against the Giants.



Serena Williams hints at pregnancy with '20 weeks' post

Neither Williams or her management team were immediately available for comment. In December, Williams and Alexis Ohanian , the Reddit co-founder, were engaged. What a difference a few years can make! But hey, who's counting, right? Alexis popped the question while they were on a romantic trip to Rome, at the restaurant where they first met.



Bayern can still turn it around at Real: Ancelotti

Real capitalised on their numerical advantage and sealed the deal in the 77th minute when Ronaldo wrapped up his brace after slotting home Marco Asensio' s cross to become the first player who reached 100 goals in UEFA club competition. "You're never going to manage to put the tie to bed". "He was happy, but not so much because he knew he could have scored a third", the Frenchman revealed.