Rublev preparing to land knockout blow on Murray
MELBOURNE Russian tyro Andrey Rublev spent his day off sparring in Melbourne boxing ring in readiness for his clash with world number one Andy Murray at the Australian Open on Wednesday.
Dave Bolland and Johnny Oduya scored third period goals as the Chicago Blackhawks rallied to tie the Boston Bruins 3-3 and send Game One of the Stanley Cup Final into overtime on Wednesday.
Leading 2-1 on two Milan Lucic goals, Boston struck first again in the third on a Patrice Bergeron powerplay to restore a two-goal cushion.
But the desperate Blackhawks refused to fold, Bolland cut Boston's advantage to one before Johnny Oduya's blast ricocheted from the skate of Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference past Tuukka Rask to level the game at 3-3.
Rookie Brandon Saad scored Chicago's other goal, his first of the playoffs, early in the second period.
(Reporting by Steve Keating in Toronto; editing by Greg Stutchbury)
MELBOURNE Two matches in four months, a dodgy knee and a sweltering day had doubts swirling around Serena Williams as she took center court for her first round match against talented Swiss Belinda Bencic at the Australian Open on Tuesday.
NAPLES, Italy Argentina's World Cup-winner Diego Maradona returned to Naples this week to regale audiences with memories of his heroics in helping Napoli win the 1987 Italian league title and took a pot-shot at fellow soccer great Pele.