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Sissons' hat trick puts Predators in Finals

Peter Laviolette became the fourth coach to take three different teams to the Final, and the first since the playoffs split into conference play in 1994. Now the team no one outside of Nashville expected to be here is waiting to face either defending champion Pittsburgh or Ottawa for the Stanley Cup.



4 climbers, including 1 American, die on Mount Everest

Ravi Kumar remains missing and his condition and whereabouts are unknown. Roland Yearwood of Georgiana, Ala., was trying for a second time to conquer the mountain after surviving a 2015 avalanche triggered by an quake that left thousands dead.


LeBron James misses open dunk in Game 4 vs. Celtics

LeBron James misses open dunk in Game 4 vs. Celtics

Luckily for Cavs fans, Irving returned to the game and is now leading the Cavs with 40 points, two rebounds, and three assists. Avery Bradley , who had a poor shooting night, led the Celtics with 19 points. James, who finished with 34 points, was joined in double figures by Kevin Love , who scored 17 points with 17 rebounds and five assists. The win gives Cleveland a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and leaves them firmly on track for a third consecutive NBA Finals showdown against ...


Paul Pierce sends great tweet about Celtics getting No. 1 pick

Paul Pierce sends great tweet about Celtics getting No. 1 pick

Not only is the team in the driver's seat to pick Lonzo Ball , whose dad expressed a very strong preference for him to stay in L.A., but they dodged a bullet in the process . As now constructed, the Lakers have Russell, Nick Young and Jordan Clarkson as their prominent backcourt players - with Russell and Clarkson being two of their brightest prospects on the roster.



Kroenke says Arsenal not for sale after Usmanov bid

Wenger chose not to join his players on the traditional end-of-season lap of appreciation on Sunday, but offered words of support to the under-fire owner in his postmatch news conference. Whether it's Wenger stepping down, changes to the structure of the club or more involvement from Kroenke, all is not well for the Gunners as they now prepare for the FA Cup final against Chelsea this weekend.



Senators force Game 7

That includes a better performance from Craig Anderson , whos posted an.857 save percentage in the last two losses (seven goals on 49 shots) after stopping 80 of 83 shots in the opening three games. Follow us on Twitter (@FacingOff_THW) and get in on the debate there too. "In the back of your head, you've been thinking about the Finals and then when the buzzer goes off, it's an fantastic feeling", Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne said.