1. 49ers sign K Robbie Gould to 4-year contract
  2. D’Arnaud 3 HRs, 3-run drive in 9th lifts Rays over Yanks 5-4
  3. Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe ticket prices to be cut after 2018 criticism
  4. Bolton left with seven players but will fulfil pre-season fixture at York
  5. McMahon leads offensive show, Rockies beat Reds 10-9
  6. Rakhimov resigns from troubled boxing body AIBA
  7. The new Tiger Woods manages his health more than his game
  8. Eoin Morgan says England World Cup victory would inspire the nation
  9. The best Prime Day Fire TV deals of 2019
  10. YouTube just made it easier to quit your job
  11. West Ham optimistic Sébastien Haller will join from Eintracht Frankfurt
  12. Collectable sneakers on auction at Sotheby’s in New York
  13. Shay Mitchell’s pregnancy: ‘I’ve just become a member of the swollen foot crew’
  14. Daryl Impey sprints to Bastille Day victory in Tour de France
  15. Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon
  16. Falcons agree to 4-year extension with Grady Jarrett
  17. Alabama tops list of 10 story lines to watch for this week’s SEC Football Media Days
  18. The Recap: sign up for the best of the Guardian’s sport coverage
  19. Rafael Nadal ‘excited’ for long-overdue Wimbledon rematch with Roger Federer
  20. Texas sheriff apologizes to Patriots player, defends deputy
  21. Nationals mailbag: Washington looks to stay hot as second half begins in Philadelphia
  22. Swedish footballer sent off for farting during match
  23. 7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again
  24. Daniel Sturridge reunited with stolen dog after social media appeal
  25. Hamilton vexed home race clashes with cricket, tennis finals
  26. Grichuk leads Blue Jays to 2-1 win over Yankees
  27. British Open 2019: Round 1 and 2 tee times and pairings
  28. Hungary’s president OKs govt takeover of research
  29. Linebacker Morgan retires after 9 NFL seasons with Titans
  30. Refugee group: ‘Alarming’ that only 27% of funds received
  31. Prime Day 2019: The best Nintendo Switch deals on Prime Day
  32. Lewis Hamilton wins F1 British Grand Prix for record sixth time
  33. All the winners from the 2019 ESPY Awards
  34. Alabama tops list of 10 story lines to watch for this week’s SEC Football Media Days
  35. Retief Goosen wins Bridgestone Senior Players
  36. Not cricket: Jacob Rees-Mogg criticised for World Cup comments
  37. Dolphins assistant coach Jim Caldwell to take leave of absence to address health issues
  38. England are back to their best, says Eoin Morgan before Australia semi-final
  39. Football transfer rumours: Lindelöf to leave Manchester United for Barça?
  40. The Latest: R. Kelly publicist to address federal sex case
  41. Christian Eriksen due at Tottenham training after wish to go brings no bids
  42. The 5 best early Prime Day deals you can get this Wednesday
  43. Opinion: Did Andre Drummond deserve getting booed by Pistons fans? It’s complicated
  44. Lamoriello, Trotz orchestrate Islanders’ big turnaround
  45. ‘Going out with no regrets’: One last viral performance from UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi
  46. Pascal Siakam picks up the slack to guide Raptors past Magic for 2-1 lead
  47. Nationals ride superb Stephen Strasburg effort to 5-0 win over Marlins
  48. Anthony Rendon out against Marlins, but Nationals confident he can avoid injured list
  49. Smoak nabbed after Laureano overthrow, but Jays sweep A’s
  50. Despite stars’ shooting woes, Warriors and Rockets are nearing an inevitable rematch
  51. Judge: Miguel Cabrera’s two kids with his mistress should share in ‘good fortune’
  52. NBA rescinds technical on Warriors’ Durant, Clippers’ Green
  53. Former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville is running for a Senate seat in Alabama
  54. Taken from his mother at 6, NFL draft prospect Kevin Wilkins provides strength for two families
  55. D.C. United’s Russell Canouse likely to miss two more matches with injury
  56. Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mother Brenda Jackson dies after battle with cancer
  57. Josh Jacobs was homeless in middle school. This week he could become an NFL first-round pick.
  58. 14 SEC players who could have breakthrough seasons
  59. Michigan State’s Winston staying in school, Ward leaving
  60. Backbone to Maryland football recruiting? Two miles down the road at DeMatha.
  61. Could one of these five players be on the move during 2019 NFL draft?
  62. USA Today Chosen 25 No. 1 overall player Cole Anthony commits to North Carolina
  63. These sports words just made it — in the dictionary
  64. NBA playoffs betting: Odds, lines for Tuesday, April 23rd basketball games
  65. USA Gymnastics signals confidence for its future with announcement of 2020 Olympic trials
  66. Philadelphia beats Montreal 3-0 for 4th win in 5 games
  67. Skydiver reunited with prosthetic leg after it landed in lumberyard after jump
  68. Alabama is an NFL draft factory. But scouts must decide: Is it the player or the system?
  69. The Latest: Judge orders Kraft video not be released for now
  70. Giants hit 4 homers, outlast Blue Jays 7-6
  71. Damian Lillard’s dagger gives Blazers ‘last word’ and ends Thunder’s season
  72. Justin Gimelstob’s battery charge puts onus on ATP to find moral fibre
  73. Jamie Cureton of Bishop’s Stortford joins Xavi and Raúl in the 1,000 club
  74. Eric Bledsoe keys rout as Bucks take 2-0 lead over Pistons in NBA playoffs
  75. Puig’s long homer helps Reds beat Braves 7-6
  76. Damian Lillard’s heroics, confidence have underdog Blazers believing
  77. Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep
  78. Magic made big strides in Steve Clifford’s first year
  79. Once again, Lillard Time moves Blazers along in the playoffs
  80. A new rite of passage for NFL draft hopefuls: Scrubbing your social media history
  81. Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets
  82. Invigorated after Game 7 win, Bruins look to Blue Jackets
  83. White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108
  84. Joey Barton denies allegations over Barnsley tunnel incident
  85. Pro skier Dave Treadway dies after 100-foot plunge into crevasse
  86. Bruins and Blue Jackets ready for 1st playoff matchup
  87. European roundup: Niklas Süle winner boosts Bayern Munich’s title hopes
  88. Gerard Deulofeu takes Watford seventh with victory over Huddersfield
  89. NHL playoffs best bets: Breaking down the odds, picks to make for Thurday’s action
  90. Sportscaster Chet Coppock, who got his flamboyant start in Indianapolis, dies after car crash
  91. Fed Cup semifinal: Barty gives Australia 2-1 lead vs Belarus
  92. Understated as always, Nicklas Backstrom delivers for Capitals in Game 5
  93. Acuña’s late double rallies Braves, who split with Indians
  94. If you loved the movie ‘Tootsie,’ then you’ll be delighted with the new Broadway show
  95. Khris Davis, A’s agree to deal adding $33.75M for ’20, ’21
  96. Mueller report release not exactly appointment viewing
  97. The Night King is the true hero of ‘Game of Thrones,’ so maybe we should all be rooting for him
  98. Major League Soccer announces it will expand to at least 30 teams
  99. College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls
  100. Court case threatens to take gloss off Ostersund’s rise
  101. George Zimmerman banned from Tinder dating app
  102. 76ers show off firepower to take down Nets in Game 3 for 2-1 series lead
  103. On live TV, instant Mueller report takes flowed — likely before anyone even read it
  104. SpaceX capsule suffers ‘anomaly,’ smoke seen for miles
  105. Groundbreaking Indian Ocean science mission reaches an end
  106. Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame’s bees survive cathedral blaze
  107. Jimmy Page reflects on Led Zeppelin’s legacy and its sound
  108. Alert: These toys and baby products were recalled in 2019, sometimes for deadly reasons
  109. Santana becomes US citizen before Braves, Indians postponed
  110. Taylor Swift calls songwriting her ‘protective armor’ at intimate concert
  111. Ex-UFC fighter Angela Magana releases tearful video statement after waking up from coma
  112. Flyers cut Kate Smith recordings, cover her statue after ‘offensive lyrics’ come to light
  113. Jack Osbourne marks ‘toughest year’ as he celebrates 16 years of sobriety
  114. Nebraska’s tough approach to medical marijuana may backfire
  115. Student sues Apple for $1 billion, claims face-recognition caused for false arrest
  116. Castleford’s Cory Aston finally breaks out of his famous father’s shadow
  117. Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2
  118. Tiger Woods’ caddie, Joe LaCava, details aftermath of Masters victory
  119. What this week’s Apple-Qualcomm-Intel dance means for the future of 5G
  120. New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror
  121. Tesla CEO heads down perilous road in pursuit of profit
  122. Here’s why ‘Avengers’ fans are freaking out about Natalie Portman
  123. Manchester United at Old Trafford are not scary any more, says Pep Guardiola
  124. D.C. United homegrown pupils gain advanced-placement status
  125. Demian Bichir announces the passing of wife Stefanie Sherk
  126. Browns’ Odell Beckham Jr. blasts New York Giants GM in Twitter rant, raves about Cleveland
  127. What to watch on TV tonight: ‘The Neighborhood’ season finale, etc.
  128. Stop Facebook’s targeted advertising by changing your account settings
  129. Chad Michael Murray reveals he made out with Jamie Lee Curtis on set of ‘Freaky Friday’
  130. Gray, Rockies beat Phillies 4-1 for 6th win in 7 games
  131. What law is Julian Assange accused of breaking?
  132. Mukbang reviews indulge our deepest, gluttonous desires, and YouTube viewers can’t get enough of it
  133. Playlist: Bronze Radio Return shares eclectic favorites
  134. Nationals recall reliever Austin Adams and place Austen Williams on the injured list
  135. Red Sox trade Swihart to Arizona for minor leaguer
  136. The 12 movies you must absolutely, positively see this summer (yes, including ‘Avengers’)
  137. ‘The Club’ spotlights the stars of 18th-century British culture — and invites some new members
  138. Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones
  139. ‘Miracle Creek’: a twisty legal thriller that shows how far parents will go for their kids
  140. Lightning, Penguins look to avoid surprising sweeps
  141. Virginia fans turn out to celebrate NCAA hoops title
  142. Facebook and Google to be quizzed on white nationalism and political bias as Congress pushes dueling reasons for regulation
  143. Exclusive: Watch two ‘Penguins’ fall in love (with Ed Helms narrating the sweet moment)
  144. Billboard tried to fit ‘Old Town Road’ into a neat box. But that’s not how we listen to music anyway.
  145. Ariana Grande, who has opened up about PTSD, posts images of her brain scans on Instagram
  146. The 5 coolest things we saw at Star Wars Celebration, from VR Vader to a ‘Mandalorian’
  147. AP source: Luke Walton reaches agreement to be Kings coach
  148. Tiger Woods’ roar is back at Augusta but Ian Poulter is no passenger
  149. Listen to the Talking Tech podcast
  150. 12 things to do in the D.C. area this week
  151. Net neutrality bill sails through the House but faces an uncertain political future
  152. Lomachenko goes Hollywood for title clash with Crolla
  153. Star Wars Celebration: Will we finally get our ‘Episode IX’ trailer and title?
  154. Star Wars Celebration: Will we finally get our ‘Episode IX’ trailer and title?
  155. Gwen Stefani’s face, lips criticized by shamers after ACM Awards: ‘Chill on the surgery’
  156. Has a football team ever had to play more than one game in a day?
  157. YouTube expands Coachella 2019 coverage, streaming on both weekends of music fest
  158. Polish novelist nominated for back-to-back Booker Prize
  159. Help Desk: How do you stop robocalls to your landline?
  160. The final day of the NBA season arrives, with much to decide
  161. NCAA Latest: Stats show tiny edges for Virginia, Texas Tech
  162. Tracking your pregnancy on an app may be more public than you think
  163. NCAA Latest: Stats show tiny edges for Virginia, Texas Tech
  164. Stars to celebrate British stage at Olivier theater awards
  165. Talking Horses: Tiger Roll for third Grand National if weights are right
  166. Sarah Blake’s ‘Naamah’ recasts the biblical flood story from a woman’s perspective
  167. New National Children’s Museum will finally open Nov. 1 after a delay
  168. A flood online of hate speech greets lawmakers probing Facebook and Google about white nationalism
  169. Who has scored the fastest match-winning goal and how quick was it?
  170. Wisdom throw years. Business of my life
  171. Football transfer rumours: Stoke to offload Saido Berahino after arrest?
  172. Premiership’s bottom side Newcastle lacking sense of direction in Bath defeat
  173. David Strettle try helps Saracens back to the top of the Premiership
  174. Kucherov, Lightning beat Canadiens 3-0
  175. FA Cup quarter-final draw: Manchester sides kept apart
  176. Gladbach salvages 1-1 draw with Frankfurt in Bundesliga
  177. Virginia basketball edges Notre Dame with little breathing room but no apologies
  178. Joe Gibbs touched by support following death of son
  179. Golf pro’s tournament hopes dashed after shooting a brutal 17 on second hole
  180. Google plans to add tens of thousands of new jobs as it expands in 14 states
  181. No pressure? Bailey’s job is to keep champion Beavers on top
  182. ‘Friends’ won’t always be there for Netflix: How Warner streaming could affect your shows
  183. Frank Robinson, the Nats’ first manager, was D.C.’s treasure those first two seasons of baseball’s return
  184. Madden NFL esports scene looks to brighter future after Jacksonville shooting
  185. Mets sign INF Danny Espinosa to minor league deal
  186. Grizzlies take next step in rebuilding, trading Marc Gasol
  187. Maryland football will pay defensive coordinator Jon Hoke $650,000 in first year
  188. Chicago Bears halt pregame perk, ending Packers fan’s suit
  189. Liam Neeson admits he wanted to kill after friend was raped
  190. Rickie Fowler blows five-shot lead in final round of Waste Management Phoenix Open
  191. Rickie Fowler shoots 64 for 4-shot lead at Phoenix Open
  192. Don’t make these rookie mistakes at your Super Bowl party
  193. 32,000 Belgian students march to demand climate protections
  194. James Ingram, Grammy-winning R&B singer, dead at 66
  195. Richarlison leads Everton to 1-0 win at Huddersfield in EPL
  196. A sharable ‘sit down’ electric scooter company is launching in Texas
  197. Actor in Fox’s live ‘Rent’ is injured, but show will ‘go on’
  198. Anne Hathaway Gives Royally Good Update On ‘Princess Diaries 3’
  199. The bicycle firm that wants to keep older people pedalling The bicycle firm that wants to keep older people pedalling
  200. Kardashian cousins learn Spanish, turn up to Portugese in Khloe Kardashian baby-class video
  201. Ruth Prawar Jhabvala’s stories capture an India that no longer exists
  202. Kylie Jenner addresses rumors she’s pregnant again
  203. The blown call in Saints-Rams reminded us sports are messy. More replay won’t fix that.
  204. Missed pass interference call on Rams at end of regulation haunts Saints
  205. US spy satellite launched into orbit from California
  206. Correction: Obit-Mary Oliver story
  207. Barnes wants third-ranked Vols to take nothing for granted
  208. Maren Morris starts 2nd album with uplifting “GIRL” single
  209. Letter grades for every college football coaching hire this offseason
  210. Broncos hire 49ers QBs coach Scangarello as OC
  211. Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx expecting fifth child at 60, despite having a vasectomy
  212. What to watch on TV tonight: ‘Lip Sync Battle’ returns with the Fab 5, etc.
  213. Berube’s Blues playing well enough to make run at playoffs
  214. Cedar Run boys’ basketball: Patriot runs past Osbourn in second half
  215. 2 apps to help you stay healthy this flu season
  216. Redskins expected to keep Greg Manusky, after looking at other defensive coordinators
  217. A fridge that can order you food among AI marvels at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show
  218. Bryce Harper signing with the Cubs is ‘not going to happen,’ says Joe Maddon
  219. Measles: What we know and don’t about the disease
  220. Playlist: Guster’s Ryan Miller chooses songs he hopes his kids will love
  221. The non-alcoholic drinks at these D.C. bars are so good you won’t notice anything’s missing
  222. UConn coach Dan Hurley, Tulsa’s Frank Haith tossed after handshake
  223. Jerry Jones says Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett would have ‘five offers’ if available
  224. The Caps will honor Barry Trotz with a video tribute during Friday’s game
  225. Cardi B Unleashes On Trump In Instagram Video About Government Shutdown
  226. Serena Williams will deliver a message about women’s power — during the Super Bowl
  227. Petr Cech’s trophy-strewn career the result of enduring excellence
  228. Tottenham lose Harry Kane until March due to ankle ligament injury
  229. Extreme opponents of genetically modified foods think they know the most, but actually know the least: Study
  230. Keith Richards reissuing 1988 solo debut ‘Talk Is Cheap’
  231. Opinion: Dear Mom and Dad, cool it at high school sporting events
  232. Fancy footwork: Why NBA players love pedicures
  233. CES 2019: Google vs. Amazon, who won?
  234. Junk Food Companies Spend Billions Of Dollars On Ads Targeting Black Children
  235. After Trump serves fast food, Ayesha Curry invites Clemson to her restaurant for a ‘real feast’
  236. Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant
  237. Ruby Walsh makes his mark on Laurina and has eyes on Cheltenham
  238. Fish fumes blamed for allergy death of Brooklyn boy
  239. Britney Spears Is Taking An ‘Indefinite Work Hiatus’ After Father’s Hospitalization
  240. Romelu Lukaku sinks Reading to give Solskjær fifth Manchester United win
  241. Lady Gaga Galvanizes Fans In Cyber-Max Enigma Concert In Vegas Residency Debut
  242. What to watch tonight: ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ episode premiere
  243. Developer Lucas Pope continues to play with the idea of game-player as worker in ‘Return of the Obra Dinn’
  244. Talking Horses: Houblon Des Obeaux can lift valuable veterans’ prize
  245. Why LaMelo Ball was attending a Michigan basketball game
  246. NFL Week 15 winners, losers: New England Patriots’ loss is Houston Texans’ gain
  247. What we learned about the Bears in 24-17 win over the Packers that clinched the NFC North
  248. As Nationals mull second base options, there’s ‘mutual interest’ with Josh Harrison
  249. Voight’s career night of 52 points leads Northern Illinois
  250. Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke Ordered To Pay $5 Million To Marvin Gaye Estate
  251. Glaxo, Pfizer to merge consumer health care divisions
  252. Alex Smith goes home from hospital after ‘difficult ride,’ with his NFL future still uncertain
  253. ‘Mary Poppins,’ ‘Aquaman’ and more: Your guide to 2018’s must-see holiday movies
  254. Girls’ basketball Top 20: Area teams challenge themselves against tough out-of-state competition
  255. Six logical teams for Ravens’ Joe Flacco in 2019 as his time in Baltimore winds to a close
  256. James Dolan leaves open the possibility of selling the New York Knicks
  257. How can a sport worth billions spend just a pittance on fighting racism?
  258. Shaq says his Lakers would ‘easily beat’ Warriors, debates Jordan-LeBron
  259. Andrew McCutchen agrees to 3-year deal with Phillies – who still have room to maneuver
  260. Cyrille Regis remembered by Viv Anderson Cyrille Regis remembered by Viv Anderson
  261. China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says
  262. Consumer robots are dead; long live Alexa
  263. Serena Williams Shares Weirdly Wonderful Pic Of Daughter And Doll
  264. Stars who had a rough year in 2018: Sarah Hyland, Ben Affleck and more
  265. US-China trade spat having role in climate talks
  266. Draft agreement emerges at UN climate talks, pitfalls remain
  267. Utah State routs North Texas 52-13 in New Mexico Bowl
  268. Thousands cheer champion Atlanta United at downtown parade
  269. ‘Young miracle:’ Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak
  270. You might think ‘panties’ in the title means the play’s funny. If only.
  271. ‘We’re fighting for our lives’: Diabetic activists take on drug companies
  272. The Latest: Virgin Galactic sending rocket to edge of space
  273. The surprising truth about becoming a mother in your 50s – from the women who know The surprising truth about becoming a mother in your 50s – from the women who know
  274. TV and radio listings: December 12
  275. Chelsea fan ‘denies racially abusing Raheem Sterling’
  276. Johnny Sexton set to end career in Ireland after signing contract extension
  277. Splits deepen as UN climate talks near crunch time
  278. Racism in football: have you witnessed abuse at a match in the UK?
  279. Barkley rushes for 170 yards, Giants rout Redskins 40-16
  280. The Redskins’ defense was supposed to be their strength. In loss to Giants, it wilted.
  281. Utah State snaps 2-game skid against Weber State, wins 76-67
  282. Cardi B Learned She Was Nominated For Grammys While Leaving Court
  283. ‘What problem?’ When tricky solutions prompt an easy answer
  284. Former major leaguers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in car crash in Venezuela
  285. Kylie Jenner Slams YouTuber For Faking Travis Scott Cheating Scandal
  286. Enoch, Nwora enjoy big nights in Louisville’s rout
  287. USA Gymnastics finds a solution for its worst problems, but it might create new ones
  288. Colorado hires Georgia defensive coordinator Mel Tucker
  289. Woman acts as stand-in mom at same-sex weddings when biological parents don’t show
  290. 10-man Brighton beats fierce rival Palace 3-1 in EPL
  291. Guardian picks up honours at Football Supporters’ Federation awards
  292. Kid Rock ‘a great actor’ in ‘Waffle House Christmas’ music video
  293. Westbrook scores 29, No. 11 Lady Vols top Cowgirls 76-63
  294. The Latest: German official says coal deadline is premature
  295. UAB beats Middle Tennessee in C-USA title game 27-25
  296. Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra post wedding on social media
  297. The next steps for the NFL and Chiefs after Kareem Hunt assault video is released
  298. Rafael Benítez remains diplomatic on subject of protest by Newcastle fans
  299. Amazon wants to get Alexa into your car
  300. GM just made a big behind-the-scenes move to boost robot cars
  301. Chargers’ Gordon week to week after MCL sprain to right knee
  302. Margaret Atwood to publish sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
  303. Tech takes center stage at L.A. Auto Show
  304. Steelers tight ends McDonald, Grimble dealing with injuries
  305. It’s must-win for Georgia, if not Alabama in SEC title game
  306. Cyber Monday deals on the most popular toys: Nintendo 3DS, Star Wars Droids, L.O.L Dolls, and more
  307. Mark Hamill Confirms Crazy Pitch He Once Made For Infamous ‘Star Wars’ Character
  308. Cyber Monday is almost here—here’s how to get the best deals on Amazon
  309. Smith scores 25, No. 8 Stanford beats American in Hawaii
  310. Ionescu scores 27 to lead No. 3 Oregon past Saint Mary’s
  311. Self-driving cars will likely lead to more sex on the road, study says
  312. Lyon boosted by derby win ahead of Man City match
  313. Justice Department and SEC subpoena Snap
  314. Miami rolls over La Salle 85-49 in Wooden Legacy
  315. Judge’s Decision Dismissing Female Genital Mutilation Charges Sparks Concern
  316. The Latest: Jacksonville State wins Mayan Division in Cancun
  317. Hollywood in the ’50s is slightly musty in ‘All Save One’
  318. The Match: Phil Mickelson baits Tiger Woods into $200K side bet
  319. The brilliant Saints just turned the Eagles’ Super Bowl hangover into a coma
  320. Valentine Holmes weighs up switch from NRL to NFL – report
  321. Exactly 33 years since his own gruesome injury, Joe Theismann ‘just so upset’ for Alex Smith
  322. Braden Holtby could return vs. Montreal; Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie remain out
  323. Minnie with 28 points, Eastern Michigan beats Boston 80-62
  324. Ryan Fraser fires Scotland close to Nations League promotion
  325. College football kickoff Week 12: SEC pauses in the homestretch
  326. ‘Be like water’: Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey’s peaceful flow is key to breakout season
  327. No. 10 LSU, Orgeron mindful of past upsets as Rice arrives
  328. Magnus Carlsen thwarts Game 5 ambush in draw with Fabiano Caruana
  329. Viola Davis strong: How the ‘Widows’ star put real muscle into her power drama role
  330. USA Gymnastics executive Ron Galimore resigns; he helped provide cover story for Larry Nassar
  331. Magnus Carlsen thwarts Game 5 ambush in draw with Fabiano Caruana
  332. NFL awards $35 million in grants for concussion-related medical research
  333. Minus Braden Holtby and Evgeny Kuznetsov, Capitals fall to Jets
  334. Kevin Harvick’s 6-year-old son already has a (dangerous) championship celebration planned
  335. Amy Schumer Reveals She’s Suffering From Hyperemesis Gravidarum
  336. Flames, fuel and windshields: 5 NASCAR pit crew members share their craziest stories
  337. How Netflix’s ‘She-Ra’ reinvents the Princess of Power for 2018
  338. Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, more stars mourn ‘hero,’ ‘Hee Haw’ host Roy Clark
  339. LeBron James scores 44 points to pass Chamberlain on all-time scoring list
  340. The pregame show might be the biggest reason to watch Tiger vs. Phil
  341. Breckenridge, Colorado, removing divisive giant wooden troll
  342. CommScope, getting ready for 5G, spends $5.7B for Arris
  343. Tell me whyyy, Kanye West and Mark Zuckerberg sing Backstreet Boys karaoke together
  344. LSU seeks to preserve top-10 rankings vs. Rice
  345. Slavisa Jokanovic deserved more time to transform Fulham’s fortunes
  346. Fans defend Demi Lovato from haters in post-rehab paparazzi shots
  347. Tony Stewart’s deadly collision still has Kevin Ward Jr.’s family off track
  348. How college football coaches returning to alma mater can be perfect fit for both sides
  349. Michelle Obama Reveals She Used IVF To Conceive Her Daughters
  350. Kate Upton has much different reaction to Justin Verlander not winning Cy Young
  351. We tried it: Night Sight feature on Google Pixel lets you shoot in the dark without a flash
  352. Dad sings to 3-year-old daughter to calm her as they drive through wildfire flames
  353. The grueling life of a NASCAR pit crew member
  354. The best book adaptations to hit screens in 2018
  355. What’s happening on TV tonight: The 52nd Annual CMA Awards, and more
  356. Kyle Lowry, Kawhi Leonard team up to make Raptors perhaps best team in the East
  357. Virgin Orbit mates rocket to jet for airborne launch system
  358. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s ‘passion for horses’ praised amid racing tributes
  359. NFL power rankings, Week 8: Chargers break top five, while Redskins and Panthers move up
  360. Arbitrator rules in favor of Redskins in Scot McCloughan’s grievance over firing
  361. Ellie Downie: ‘My foot is very, very sensitive but I’m happy to be back’
  362. NFL wrap: Bears lose heartbreaker to Pats as Hail Mary comes up just short
  363. TV and radio listings: October 22
  364. Lakers’ chance for first win with LeBron James slips away in overtime as they fall to 0-3
  365. Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast
  366. European and Asian leaders seek to boost trade, security
  367. England’s domestic rugby union season to extend deep into summer
  368. Iranians masqueraded as foreign journalists to push political messages online, new Twitter data shows
  369. Mesut Özil orchestrates Arsenal in full flow to quench Leicester’s fire
  370. Nintendo takes Labo gaming kits to school to get kids interested in science, math and tech
  371. These are the 5 best Amazon deals this week
  372. TV and radio listings: October 23
  373. iPhone XR: The best $250 you ever saved on a new phone
  374. Does Botox curb your sexual pleasure?
  375. Restocked Kansas nabs No. 1 spot in AP Top 25 preseason poll
  376. Digital contraceptives and period trackers: the rise of femtech
  377. How country music has — and hasn’t — addressed the #MeToo movement in a difficult year
  378. Grisham takes readers on journey to Deep South in new novel
  379. NCAA 1-130 Re-Rank: Michigan cracks the top four and Ohio State plummets
  380. I’m a straight man but I am disturbed by my fantasy of being a woman having sex with a guy
  381. Daniel Radcliffe a stickler for the truth in buoyant ‘Lifespan of a Fact’
  382. Most Americans Who Can’t Get Pregnant Have No Way To Access Treatment
  383. Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people
  384. DNA confirms a great white shark bit California boy
  385. The program to build NASA’s moon rocket could double in price to $9 billion, IG says
  386. CVS’s $69 billion merger with Aetna is approved in deal that could transform health-care industry
  387. Same-sex mice have babies
  388. Children ‘should be weighed up to age 18’, report says
  389. Johns Hopkins University Names Medical Building After Henrietta Lacks
  390. After Iowa State golfer’s killing, police found knives, DNA, court documents show
  391. How to Delete Facebook and Instagram From Your Life Forever
  392. Vitamin D pills – what’s the truth?
  393. Sixers coach Brett Brown: ‘We believe we could have played in the NBA Finals’
  394. Johns Hopkins University Names Medical Building After Henrietta Lacks
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The easy factor is to state Nicklas Backstrom is underrated, and criminally so. Yet we have stated that so much close to here for earlier times dozen many years that probably the most overestimate take about the Washington Capitals is that Nicklas Backstrom can be underrated. He or she gets so very little notice country wide, it’s exhausted tripe to indicate how small notice this individual gets country wide.

Show up at the corner associated with Seventh plus F streets NW on a wonderful weekend night time in the early spring and speak with the folks within red. Nobody wearing a Capitals sweater — whether this says “Ovechkin” or “Wilson” or “Holtby” or, specifically, “Backstrom” — will concur that Backstrom isn’t valued around right here. What you will get is definitely: We determine what we have right here. Why does not everyone else?

Sunday night’s 6-0 Capitals success over the Carolina Hurricanes within Game five of their opening-round Stanley Mug playoff collection will certainly provide an additional opportunity for Backstrom to gain notoriety. He obtained the Caps’ first 2 goals. This individual assisted upon two other people. He went the power enjoy from the fifty percent wall. He or she fired away four pictures. When the Hats needed an innovator, he directed.

[Capitals punish Hurricanes, move within a win of advancing with 6-0 victory]

“Thought we performed some Hats hockey, ” Backstrom mentioned in the many Backstrom associated with ways — barely hearable, understated yet meaningful.

Hats hockey is not Caps handbags unless Backstrom is at their best. He is that essential to the brand name, and that continues to be apparent for a long time. So we must have long ago upon the market the debate of whether or not Backstrom gets the credit score he warrants. He does not care. So why should we?

Sunday night, after that, was simply an extension associated with what we have experienced for all those dozen many years since this individual first wear a Hats sweater plus began roller skating alongside Alex Ovechkin. That is an understanding that nothing of what Wa has achieved in that period — the particular Stanley Glass, yes, but additionally the complete revitalization of handbags in this city — could have happened with no Nicklas Backstrom. Ovi will be the scruffy face associated with what happened here. Nicky will be operating shotgun, supervising the GPS NAVIGATION.

“He’s therefore smart, among the smartest people, ” forwards Brett Connolly said. “He just considers the game such as not a lot of individuals can…. He is our innovator. Obviously, Ovi’s our chief. But he is right there along with Ovi. ”

What we generally think of along with Backstrom will be the subtle. What we should got Sunday was that, as well as the emphatic. What represents is exactly what he is: the whole package.

Let us start with the particular micro, the particular urgency that is included with the present circumstance: a 3-2 lead in this particular best-of-seven collection, with the chance to advance towards the second circular — plus face Craig Trotz’s Ny Islanders — with a earn Monday evening in Raleigh, N. Chemical.

Backstrom can be pushing all of them in that path. That the Capitals needed somebody — anybody — to say himself, provided stalwart ahead T. L. Oshie is nearly certainly dropped for the rest of the playoffs, was apparent. But when you took place the list associated with who a person thought will make up for Oshie’s absence, did not the list consist of, say, Ben Wilson or even Andre Burakovsky or — for amazing benefits sake — Evgeny Kuznetsov (who nevertheless hasn’t have scored in the series)?

[T.J. Oshie suffered broken collarbone, unlikely to play again this postseason]

“We need to assist them, ” Connolly mentioned.

Turns out, we ought to have been planning to the player all of us so often state everyone else is definitely overlooking. Backstrom’s first objective, on the strength play, was obviously a classic situation of staying with the perform, poking their own rebound previous Carolina goalie Petr Mrazek. When you consider this game like a blowout, remember that Backstrom’s second objective came with simply 5 minutes 39 seconds remaining in the 2nd period, on the two-on-one by which Backstrom plus Ovechkin turned their regular roles: Ovechkin made the particular cross-ice move, and Backstrom went best shelf. The last makes it appear to be the Hats cruised, yet at that moment within the second, Backstrom’s goal that will made it 2-0 felt huge.

When Ovechkin set up Backstrom earlier in this particular series, this individual said: “Backy is a rating machine. I am Backstrom. ”

“I heard of that, ” Backstrom stated Saturday. “That’s probably not the situation. ”

There is no good Backstrom rating like this arrive springtime. They have five objectives in the 5 games of the postseason. Understand how many times, within 10 prior playoff looks, Backstrom offers scored over five targets? Once. That might be 2017, whenever he obtained six occasions — within 13 video games.

Backstrom experienced five targets in final year’s set you back the Mug — yet added eighteen assists. That is more their game, correct? Who cares about you? The Hats need this particular right now.

“It gives all of us confidence, ” Backstrom stated.

The kind of self-confidence Backstrom generally had: modest.

Before the Capitals opened an electrical play half way through the 3rd period, Backstrom huddled quickly with Ovechkin and Kuznetsov just in the blue collection. He then skated slowly to defenseman David Carlson to get a word, after that made their way to the particular faceoff group. Once there, this individual won the particular draw, muscled the puck to Kuznetsov, who slid it throughout to Ovechkin, who, naturally , buried this.

That’s the type of stuff we are used to adoring Backstrom just for — the particular hands plus know-how in order to win the draw, the particular stuff a person barely observe given that this ended along with Ovechkin’s great time.

But as they playoffs rise forward, we ought to remind ourself just to enjoy what we be able to watch each night: a future Corridor of Famer plying their wares in manners both apparent and refined. Who cares about you if anyone otherwise takes notice?

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