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Sport Golden Knights-Kings, 1st Ld-Writethru,424
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ET on NBCSN, as the Knights look to become the first franchise in National Hockey League history to sweep a playoff series in its inaugural season. They were the first team this season to perform a sweep, and potentially the only one if the San Jose Sharks don't beat the Anaheim Ducks tonight.

Sport Byron Buxton scratched from Twins' lineup in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Byron Buxton scratched from Twins' lineup in Puerto Rico

It was a home run that gave Puerto Rico, still reeling from Hurricane Maria, an opportunity to cheer. The list of previous players to accomplish a similar feat is rather brief, largely as a result of Major League Baseball having held so few regular season games outside of its typical parks.

Sport IPL-2018: KKR canter to 71-run win over Delhi
Author: 0 IPL-2018: KKR canter to 71-run win over Delhi

Though Royal Challengers Bangalore responded well, the visitors had scored just enough to secure the victory. Narine then flummoxed Vijay Shankar, who was trapped leg before two balls later, and also got rid of Shami as Delhi slumped to a third defeat out of four.

Sport Tottenham's Harry Kane sluggish as Brighton hold on for draw
Author: 0 Tottenham's Harry Kane sluggish as Brighton hold on for draw

Brighton , meanwhile, took a significant step towards safety with another impressive home performance. Spurs were also let off the hook two minutes later when Lloris saved Anthony Knockaert's deflected shot from distance. - Tottenham failed to win a league game in which they were ahead for only the second time this season (W20 D2 L0), with the other game being a 1-1 draw with Burnley in August.

Sport Capitals-Blue Jackets, 1st Ld-Writethru,628
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Washington turned to their defense in game three in what was a must win scenario and game four looks like a must win game as well for the Capitals. That's the way it stayed until the second overtime. Columbus head coach John Tortorella says it's been "a hell of a series ". NOTES: The Capitals have outshot the Blue Jackets 133-92 through the first three games.

Sport Manchester United battling for top-four spot, never mind second - Mourinho
Author: 0 Manchester United battling for top-four spot, never mind second - Mourinho

City were confirmed as English champions on Sunday with a record-equalling five games to spare after Manchester United crashed to a shock 1-0 defeat against struggling West Bromwich Albion . City are 16 points clear of second placed United, who can only take a maximum of 15 points from their remaining matches. City would go on to win three more games before drawing 0-0 at Crystal Palace on December 31, ending the winning run at 18.

Sport Anthony Rizzo Correctly Says There Are Too Many Baseball Games
Author: 0 Anthony Rizzo Correctly Says There Are Too Many Baseball Games

BC-BBN-Cubs-Rizzo, 1st Ld-Writethru, 122Cubs 1B Rizzo activated from 10-day DLEds: APNewsNow. The last time they played was Thursday when Chicago overcame an eight-run deficit in a 14-10 victory over Atlanta. Tommy Pham has hit in five straight games, raising his 2018 batting average from.231 to.322 in the process. Javier Baez showed some life for the Cubs with a 2-run blast off Greg Holland .

Sport Can the Pelicans go up 2-0 in Portland?
Author: 0 Can the Pelicans go up 2-0 in Portland?

Not that he is buying into the Playoff Rondo hype, however. "I think it puts some pressure on us", Lillard said. Portland can not be happy about dropping the first game of the series at home. "We have a lot of guys that are around 28, 27 years old". By the way, for a second straight spring, Rondo's National Basketball Association team won the first two games of a playoff series on the road.

Sport Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Author: 0 Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Undoubtedly fans all over the world would love to see him at the biggest tournament on the planet one last time. "If I say more, people will hang me so I have to be careful what I say now". "In Europe, the football is huge, is big, so wherever I went. people get insane", Ibrahimovic said. Appearing on an American late night show, he confirmed that he would he will be "going" to the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sport Man United and Man City announce pre-season USA tours in July
Author: 0 Man United and Man City announce pre-season USA tours in July

Only last month, Mourinho accused some of his players of lacking "class" and "personality" after seeing them claim an unconvincing FA Cup quarterfinal victory against Brighton . Jose Mourinho has reportedly chose to drop the hammer on star midfielder Paul Pogba after the Red Devils' abysmal display against bottom-placed West Brom in the Premier League last weekend.

Sport EPL: Wenger reveals why Arsenal lost 2-1 to Newcastle United
Author: 0 EPL: Wenger reveals why Arsenal lost 2-1 to Newcastle United

Arsenal are now in sixth place in the Premier League table and look destined to miss out on a top-four finish for the second season running under Wenger. Arsenal can still salvage a Champions League place if they win the UEFA Europa League, but even if they pull that off, it should not paper over the enormous cracks in their domestic campaign.

Sport Shark Attack In Australia Delays International Surfing Competition
Author: 0 Shark Attack In Australia Delays International Surfing Competition

Very unsafe do not you think? Fellow countryman Gabriel Medina , the 2014 WSL world champion, wrote on Instagram that he too did not feel safe competing in the area. We will continue to liaise with all involved, most importantly the surfers, their safety remains paramount. "We wanted to reconvene and make sure we had everything possible in the water to look after those surfers", Miley-Dyer said in a statement on the league's website.

Sport Here is lineup Red Sox are sending out against Shohei Ohtani
Author: 0 Here is lineup Red Sox are sending out against Shohei Ohtani

We'll await further details from the Angels on that front. He finished allowing four hits and two walks, adding a wild pitch and throwing only 52 percent of his pitches for strikes. Ohtani won his first two big-league starts in impressive fashion against Oakland. Luke Bard relieved Ohtani in the third but the Angels' woes deepened as the Red Sox blasted four homers and six runs against the righty in 1-2/3 inning.

Sport Bucks' D embarrassingly bad on Jaylen Brown coast-to-coast slam
Author: 0 Bucks' D embarrassingly bad on Jaylen Brown coast-to-coast slam

Turnovers were an issue for the second straight game for Milwaukee. Bledsoe is getting outscored 46-21 by the guy he doesn't know through two games as Rozier scored 23 with eight assists while registering a plus-19 Tuesday. Khris Middleton added 25 points for the Bucks, who hope to avoid their fourth first-round playoff exit in six years. While Marcus Morris came off the bench to score 18 points.

Sport Christian Pulisic, International Champions Cup coming to PA
Author: 0 Christian Pulisic, International Champions Cup coming to PA

The 18-team, 27-match pre-season competition kicks off less than a week after the conclusion of the World Cup in Russian Federation. He's considered one of the top young players to come out of the United States in recent years. The Reds were revealed as part of the lineup for the annual pre-season tournament earlier in April, with Jurgen Klopp's side set to return to the United States this summer.

Sport Game 2 Rapid Reaction: Wiz Go 0-for-2 In The North
Author: 0 Game 2 Rapid Reaction: Wiz Go 0-for-2 In The North

While Gortat's counterpart Jonas Valanciunas did not have huge numbers with nine points and nine rebounds, the Raptors are versatile enough offensively and deeper than the Wizards where they can mix and match personnel to create greater advantages and separation similar to what happened Saturday.

Sport Aguero Recovering From Minor Knee Surgery
Author: 0 Aguero Recovering From Minor Knee Surgery

City, who also won the EFL Cup this season, have lost just two league games in 2017-18, scoring 93 goals in 33 matches. Mourinho was hardly effusive in his praise when asked about City's success, but did concede they deserved to be champions.

Sport Valverde leaves key Barca players out of Celta trip
Author: 0 Valverde leaves key Barca players out of Celta trip

The Catalans have 6 games to go and could take another giant step towards confirming their status as the new La Liga champions with a win on Tuesday, with the club now 11 points ahead of second-placed Atletico Madrid . The hosts made a bright start to the second half and nearly went in front on 53 minutes when Aspas released Jozabed, whose curling shot flew just wide of the right post.

Sport Barcelona: 'No need to worry over Messi fitness'
Author: 0 Barcelona: 'No need to worry over Messi fitness'

Gomez's main concern will be, as always, keeping Barcelona's Lionel Messi quiet. Argentinean media have been reporting that Messi may be unfit to face the World Cup in the summer but Valverde replied: "There are no problems, [media] must remain calm, there is still plenty of time before the World Cup begins".

Sport We deserved more than just a draw: Moyes
Author: 0 We deserved more than just a draw: Moyes

Referee Michael Oliver disallowed three West Ham goals - two for offside and one for a Carroll handball - with David Moyes feeling his side had done enough to claim all three points. We have to get a win and that will certainly drag teams into it". It meant we had to change things after we had been dominating the game. That's the view of BBC pundit Chris Sutton who saw West Ham goalie Hart spill a Xherdan Shaqiri shot to allow Peter Crouch a tap-in.

Sport Bryce Harper's broken-bat home run is comically absurd
Author: 0 Bryce Harper's broken-bat home run is comically absurd

The bat split at a point just above Harper's hands, and flew up into the protective netting high up behind home plate on the infield's first base side. While walking back toward the dugout, Harper could be seen playfully flexing his biceps after pulling up the sleeve of his shirt. It was Harper's 22nd lifetime home run against the Mets in 95 games.

Sport Neymar says he'll be well rested when World Cup starts
Author: 0 Neymar says he'll be well rested when World Cup starts

Earlier, Neymar became the most expensive player in the world (222 million Euros) following an unexpected switch to the French capital side in the summer transfer window past year. Tite is a very good coach, but he doesn't yet have the team working together. Billy Hogan, managing director and chief commercial officer of Liverpool Football Club, said: "We are delighted to welcome two world-class teams to Anfield".

Sport The Packers-Aaron Rodgers power struggle is real
Author: 0 The Packers-Aaron Rodgers power struggle is real

Rodgers told ESPN Radio's Golic & Wingo at the Super Bowl that he was not consulted when the Packers made a change with his position coach. Rodgers also said he will miss WR Jordy Nelson , who was released and later signed by the Raiders, but he said you have to trust the process that the moves the front office makes are about making the team better.

Sport Michigan LB Elysee Mbem-Bosse Posts Threatening Twitter Rant, Tags Jim Harbaugh
Author: 0 Michigan LB Elysee Mbem-Bosse Posts Threatening Twitter Rant, Tags Jim Harbaugh

The tweets were screenshotted and appeared on Reddit CFB . "Elysee [Mbem-Bosse] left the football program in mid-November and is no longer with the team". Police are confirming an investigation is underway. Mbem-Bosse was apparently suspended from the team for unknown reasons - though he says it was in the wake of a "family crisis".

Sport Warriors Big Betting Favorites against Spurs in Game 2
Author: 0 Warriors Big Betting Favorites against Spurs in Game 2

The Spurs shot only 41.3 percent (19/49) in the first half, but scored 12 points off the Warriors' 11 turnovers and led 53-47 at the break. They'll probably play better in Game 3 with their home crowd behind them but expecting them to win might be asking too much of them.

Sport IRS electronic filing system breaks down hours before tax deadline
Author: 0 IRS electronic filing system breaks down hours before tax deadline

And the IRS offered no immediate solution. It said the payment service, IRS Direct Pay , was experiencing both an unplanned and planned outage. It's unclear when and why the failure occurred. filling deadline. Kautter said taxpayers could continue to use those systems to file, but he said some returns right now were not going through to the IRS.

Sport Referee Too Young For Champs League - Gigi Buffon
Author: 0 Referee Too Young For Champs League - Gigi Buffon

The Italian, whose team suffered a heartbreaking exit to Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals last week, raised eyebrows prior to Sunday's win over Sampdoria by revealing he was unsure of what next season would hold. Buffon said on Saturday that he "stands by everything he said" about Oliver, but added that he "would use different tones". "This isn't a situation where you can say it's a definite penalty".

Sport Bear performing before Russian league match branded 'inhumane' by PETA
Author: 0 Bear performing before Russian league match branded 'inhumane' by PETA

As players from Pyatigorsk Mashuk-KMV and FC Angusht Nazran looked on, the bear named Tim walked with its trainer to the sideline at midfield, stood up on its hind legs, and was given the game ball to hand over to the ref. The stadium's announcer said the bear will participate in FIFA World Cup's opening ceremony in Moscow in June. " Bears are wild animals and as such have very specific and complex needs".

Sport Aguero has knee surgery; return uncertain
Author: 0 Aguero has knee surgery; return uncertain

His last appearance came during last week's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Liverpool when he was introduced as a 66th-minute substitute . "Fully motivated to get back soon to the field", Aguero wrote on his Twitter account on Tuesday. Aguero has not started a game for the newly crowned champions since facing Chelsea on March 4.

Sport FA Charges Chelsea's Alonso With Violent Conduct
Author: 0 FA Charges Chelsea's Alonso With Violent Conduct

Referee Mike Dean did not book Alonso for the incident, which happened directly in front of the fourth official Roger East. However, the FA has since reviewed footage and now sanctioned the Spaniard, who has until 6pm on Wednesday to respond.