• Dallas Stars sign goalie Ben Bishop to 6-year, $29.5M deal
Dallas Stars sign goalie Ben Bishop to 6-year, $29.5M deal

Lehtonen and Niemi are both under contract for next season at a combined $10.4 million. He was traded to the Kings with a fifth-round pick in the 2017 draft for goalie Peter Budaj, defenseman Erik Cernak, a seventh-round pick in the 2017 draft, and a conditional seventh-round pick in 2017.

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  • Despite high mileage, James showing no signs of slowing down
Despite high mileage, James showing no signs of slowing down

After two straight seasons of being eliminated by LeBron James and the Cavs, Lowry spoke at length about how no one in the Eastern Conference seems to be closing the gap on James. The all-star expressed his love for Toronto and his close friend and teammate DeMar DeRozan and repeatedly said he hadn't thought much about his strategy as a fre...

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  • Jose Mourinho responds to Eric Bailly's red card against Celta Vigo
Jose Mourinho responds to Eric Bailly's red card against Celta Vigo

Ajax advanced to their first European final in 21 years despite a 3-1 defeat to Lyon in France, the Dutch side progressing 5-4 on aggregate. The Swedish striker has a personal vendetta against Manchester United from his days spent as a youth player at Manchester City/ being loaned out to different clubs while being on City's books.

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  • Nadal beats Thiem to win 10th title in Barcelona
Nadal beats Thiem to win 10th title in Barcelona

Rafael Nadal has clinched the Barcelona Open for a 10th time after thrashing Dominic Thiem of Austria in straight sets. Rafael Nadal also eased into the semi-finals with a 7-6 (7/1) 6-2 win over Hyeon Chung of South Korea. "He had chances in the first set and I'm happy that I started to play better after the first six games". NRafael Nadal ...

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  • United cling on against Celta to reach Europe League final
United cling on against Celta to reach Europe League final

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho insisted his maiden season in the Old Trafford hotseat would be an unqualified success if his side seal the Europa League title after a nerve-shredding semi-final second leg against Celta Vigo. Jose Mourinho reacting to the drama. Four minutes later, Lyon wasted their best chance to level the score, as Maxwel Co...

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  • Turris' OT goal gives Senators 3-2 series lead over Rangers
Turris' OT goal gives Senators 3-2 series lead over Rangers

The rule of thumb in the playoffs is to be cautious about what you hear about injuries and the roster isn't really settled until the league issues it moments before puck drop on its website. The Senators powerplay looked lifeless, and although there were a few glimpses of resuscitation, they could not get any sustained momentum. The best teams st...

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  • Man Utd should be through already, says frustrated Mourinho
Man Utd should be through already, says frustrated Mourinho

Marcus Rashford's superb second-half free-kick was enough to hand Manchester United a 1-0 win over Celta Vigo in the first leg of their UEFA Europa League semi-final. Injury-hit United had also only won twice in 22 visits to Spain and knew they were in for a tough battle in Galicia. Celta's talisman and former Liverpool star Iago Aspas flicked ...

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  • Celtics rip OT win from Wizards
Celtics rip OT win from Wizards

The Wizards saw three players return double-doubles, including John Wall with 20 points and 16 assists, but they lost their way after the opening quarter as the Celtics outscored them 71-42 in the middle two periods. Terry Rozier played 15 minutes off the bench and was a spark with four points and eight rebounds until Brooks started going more t...

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  • Wizards' Oubre suspended for Game 4
Wizards' Oubre suspended for Game 4

The NBA on Saturday announced Oubre's suspension without pay for "charging and making forceful and unwarranted contact". "Even those that can afford that shoe don't want to associate themselves with him", Green said of LaVar Ball, father of the UCLA star who is expected to be a top pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.

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  • Bonucci full of praise for Alves
Bonucci full of praise for Alves

He starred and scored a stunning volley as his side beat Monaco 2-1 on the night and 4-1 on aggregate over two legs, having joined from Barcelona for free last summer. "Two years ago we had an impressive midfield", Bonucci said. "Everyone has grown: the club, the players, myself". Leonardo Bonucci hailed Dani Alves' ability to adapt to Juvent...

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  • Arsenal Target £25m Attacker As Wenger Eyes Quadruple Summer Swoop
Arsenal Target £25m Attacker As Wenger Eyes Quadruple Summer Swoop

Arsenal are lining-up a move for Monaco's £25m-rated attacker Thomas Lemar as boss Arsene Wenger eyes at least four new signings this summer, according to the Mirror . It's understandable he's not playing recently. Gazidis and Wenger are said to be at war over the degree of transformation required, with the manager insistent that he will never ...

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  • First F1 win 'surreal', says Bottas post Russian GP triumph
First F1 win 'surreal', says Bottas post Russian GP triumph

Vettel crossed the line a mere 0.6 seconds behind Bottas, who joined Mercedes from Williams in January as replacement for retired 2016 champion Nico Rosberg and was finally a victor after 81 starts. "But then it got tense: we stopped, didn't quite have the pace on the Supersoft, hit traffic and it needed nerves of steel to handle the pressure in th...

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  • Chelsea secure Premier League title after Michy Batshuayi's late victor
Chelsea secure Premier League title after Michy Batshuayi's late victor

The Italian's side finally broke through West Brom's stubborn resistance with eight minutes remaining and will now chase the double when they face Arsenal in the FA Cup final on May 27. Leading Chelsea into the Champions League should be enough of a lure for Conte, who has two years left on his contract. We didn't want them coming to town and jus...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers book Eastern Conference play-off final spot
Cleveland Cavaliers book Eastern Conference play-off final spot

But to suggest a sound thrashing by a Cleveland Cavaliers team clicking on all cylinders and with a top-of-his-game LeBron James to turn to should alter that thinking in any way is just wrong. The series between the Celtics and Wizards is level at 2-2 after Washington defeated Boston is a topsy-turvy match in the American capital. No strangers ...

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  • India name squad for Champions Trophy
India name squad for Champions Trophy

India have confirmed they will compete in the Champions Trophy being held in England and Wales from 1-18 June. "Two years is a long time to be out of ODI squad ". India's Mohammed Shami celebrates dismissing South Africa's Quinton de Kock for seven runs during their Cricket World Cup match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) February 22, 201...

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  • Trending: FIFA investigating Pogba transfer, Juventus into UCL final
Trending: FIFA investigating Pogba transfer, Juventus into UCL final

The 39-year-old praised his teammates for their attitude against Monaco but echoed the sentiments of his coach. I think Juventus have a very good chance of winning. Mbappe pulled a goal back midway through the second period to end Juve's stretch of clean sheets, but it was little consolation for a completely outclassed side as they now turn the...

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  • Former Southern Miss WR killed in motorcycle accident
Former Southern Miss WR killed in motorcycle accident

The impact was so strong that the bike reportedly smashed through the driver's side door and killed both Jackson and the driver of the auto. A college teammate of Brett Favre's at Southern Miss - both were drafted in 1991, Jackson went to the Browns in the sixth round, breaking into an National Football League starting lineup before Favre by ma...

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  • Chelsea wins English Premier League after beating West Brom
Chelsea wins English Premier League after beating West Brom

Chelsea has won 14 games at home, the second best record, as it only trails Tottenham who is yet to lose a match at White Hart Lane. What is clear is that Conte has made the difference this season. He had been here before, taking charge at Juventus when the Italian club was similarly resurfacing from the abyss - coming to terms with the "Calciop...

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  • It's Manchester United v Ajax in the Europa League Final
It's Manchester United v Ajax in the Europa League Final

And, with the EFL Cup already in the bag, it would give Jose Mourinho the chance to win the double in his first season in charge at Old Trafford. The hosts were then happy to sit back and contain Celta, making the game strangely subdued. Marouane Fellaini opened the scoring after 17 minutes Thursday before Facundo Roncaglia's 85th-minute strike p...

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  • Look away Roy Keane...Jose Mourinho disagrees with you again
Look away Roy Keane...Jose Mourinho disagrees with you again

United had looked to be cruising thanks to an early Marouane Fellaini strike, but Facundo Roncaglia equalised on the night on 85 minutes, sparking a insane end to the game, which included two red cards before Guidetti's grand ****-up. Sergio Romero should be the first name on Manchester United's teamsheet for the Europa League final on 24 May, afte...

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  • Conte in no mood to change Costa for Lukaku
Conte in no mood to change Costa for Lukaku

Costa ended a recent goal drought with a brace in Tuesday's 4-2 win over Southampton, while there was speculation over Chelsea making a move to re-sign Lukaku when the former Atletico Madrid man was linked to the Chinese Super League in January.

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  • LeBron, Love put Cavs in command
LeBron, Love put Cavs in command

Would they be able to shoot, defend, and compete with the defending champs? Just prior to tip-off it became clear that Lowry would not play. We gotta understand, going out there every single quarter, let's close our the quarter. The champ is the champ for a reason. "Nothing could fall for us, especially at the start of that fourth quarter", ...

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  • Blues vs. Predators: Game 4 prediction
Blues vs. Predators: Game 4 prediction

The Nashville Predators continue to dominate the NHL Playoffs with a 3-1 win over the St. Louis Blues Sunday afternoon at Bridgestone Arena. Ellis' eight points lead all Predators in the playoffs. "Obviously that wasn't the case". While it rattled the team momentarily, they managed to go up 3-1 heading into the third period until crowd momentu...

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  • Guidetti: We can come back against Man United and reach Stockholm final
Guidetti: We can come back against Man United and reach Stockholm final

England's last European representatives moved a step closer to the Stockholm final as Marcus Rashford's splendid free-kick secured a deserved, if hard-fought, semi-final first leg win at a sold-out Balaidos. "That was a short result ". "He had a fantastic chance in the first half that forced a handsome save". "Last year we scored three goals a...

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  • Ricky Stenhouse Jr. scores 1st career Cup win with last-lap pass
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. scores 1st career Cup win with last-lap pass

But when he didn't win at the Cup level, he became best known as the boyfriend of Danica Patrick, whose fame and marketing prowess make her one of NASCAR's media stars despite her lackluster on-track results. He has posted five top-10s in the past seven races, and he is one top-10 from matching his career best for a season - with 26 races remaining...

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  • Not Inter, Conte's focus is on title
Not Inter, Conte's focus is on title

It's great for me in my first season. "And now, after this win, we must be happy and pleased for the whole season". It was great. It wasn't easy for me to arrive in England and try different habits, a different language and inherit players after a bad season.

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  • Mets have accepted Matt Harvey's apology
Mets have accepted Matt Harvey's apology

While the Mets refused to say Sunday what caused the punishment, Collins went into more detail Monday. Last season he ended up missing a lot more than three games to say the least. Harvey has surrendered six earned runs in each of his past two starts (9.2 combined innings). New York Mets starter Matt Harvey admitted being out late over th...

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  • Consistent Chelsea deserve top position, says West Brom's Tony Pulis
Consistent Chelsea deserve top position, says West Brom's Tony Pulis

Considering that Chelsea will more than likely win the title with a game or two to spare, Conte believes it is only fair he gets his fair share. He has now won four straight domestic league titles, taking in three in a row with Juventus from 2012-14 before a spell in charge with Itay.

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  • Canadian Press NewsAlert:Greens win three seats in British Columbia election
Canadian Press NewsAlert:Greens win three seats in British Columbia election

I can not say I am amused with the Liberals retaining power, as they have had my wife and everyone else in healthcare and education bent over the ottoman giving them all a 16 year long colonoscopy. While environmentalists might applaud its demise, stopping this pipeline would infuriate neighbouring Alberta and dent not only its economy but the ...

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  • Duke's Jackson to sign with agent, remain in NBA draft
Duke's Jackson to sign with agent, remain in NBA draft

Jackson has had meetings with multiple NBA teams and up until this point had said he was going to "play [the NBA Draft process] by ear". "His combination of athleticism and fearlessness makes him a special player". But he turned in a strong day at the National Basketball Association draft combine on Thursday and that solidified his decision to leav...

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  • Daredevils to face Supergiant
Daredevils to face Supergiant

Earlier in the game, Nair put behind a poor run since he got his triple-hundred against England late past year to make 64, powering Delhi Daredevils to a total of 168 for 8 in their 20 overs. The Pune captain Steve Smith was the steadying influence after the loss of two early wickets with 38 of 32 balls. But just as Delhi looked like they...

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  • Atletico recognizes it needs to improve to succeed in Europe
Atletico recognizes it needs to improve to succeed in Europe

Isco's goal was the last of the night, and Real progressed to their second Champions League final on the spin. "He could be the man who makes history winning two Champions Leagues back to back, and it is also important at the same time to win La Liga as we miss it", he told Omnisport at a FIFA Legends event in Bahrain.

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  • Boston Continues War With Wizards Thursday
Boston Continues War With Wizards Thursday

But as important as their individual performances were, it was their collective effort that was impressive and in what was the biggest game of the season for Boston , an absolute requirement for them to emerge with the win. Between the regular season and playoffs, the Celtics and Wizards have played nine games. Shot just 24 percent from the 3-po...

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  • Google's
Google's "Project Trebble" will modularize Android to make updates faster

The next step is to get technical acceptance from the carrier who then works with the device manufacturer to pass it off to the end user, and then the end user gets to download and install the update. Under the new system, Google is boiling those steps down to just one. While Nexus and Pixel phones are known for getting speedy software updates, m...

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  • McIlroy shoots 73 despite playing with stiff back
McIlroy shoots 73 despite playing with stiff back

Raised areas around greens, good view lines between holes, easy access to the course . these were all incorporated with ticket-holders in mind. "There's not really many question marks going on in my life right now", McIlroy said. "The US Open (win) a year ago was floodgates opening". The BMW PGA Championship takes place in a fortnight's time and...

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