• Pakistan qualify for ICC Champions Trophy final
Pakistan qualify for ICC Champions Trophy final

Pakistan bowled England out for just 211, in an era where 300 is considered a one-day global "par score", after captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and fielded. England's batsmen - who have dazzled in the two years following the 2015 World Cup, scoring over 300 a world-leading 23 times - were bowled out for just 211 in the face of some quality...

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  • Golden State Warriors reportedly will skip visit to White House
Golden State Warriors reportedly will skip visit to White House

Kevin Durant , who joined the team from the Oklahoma City Thunder before the season, led the way for the Warrriors with 39 points on the night and was named the most valuable player of the National Basketball Association finals. But now, it appears that Danny Ainge and the C's will need to find a way to beat him and the rest of the Warr...

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  • Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan
Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan

Joe Root top scored for the hosts with 46 off 56 balls while Jonny Bairstow weighed in with 43. This proved to be the point of no coming back for the hosts as their middle order was ripped apart by Pakistan's bowling attack and some rather poor shot making as they fell to 162-6.

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  • Rihanna Celebrates Golden State Warriors Victory With New Video
Rihanna Celebrates Golden State Warriors Victory With New Video

But that's not stopping him from firing off a few virtual bullets on social media at the NBA's recently crowned champions. Durant didn't really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. But in the end, James fell short. Without their best player, the Warriors would have had more difficulty matching up with James and Kyrie Irving . I'm working...

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  • British and Irish Lions turn attention to Crusaders clash
British and Irish Lions turn attention to Crusaders clash

Alun Wyn Jones will captain the British and Irish Lions in Saturday's crucial clash against the Crusaders , with Warren Gatland dropping hints on his potential Test line-up. "I think this is one of the really good Lions sides that's got a really good chance". "They've got to do what they've got to do and they'll be shutting out everything ...

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  • Ostapenko believes 'anything is possible' after French Open win
Ostapenko believes 'anything is possible' after French Open win

Thursday, June 8, 2017. Having arrived in Paris as the little-known world number 47 from Latvia, Ostapenko became the first player to win their maiden tour title at a Grand Slam since Gustavo Kuerten on June 8, 1997 - the very day Ostapenko was born - and ended the day as the world number 12 with her career earnings nearly tripled.

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  • There will be more pressure on the Indians, says Mortaza
There will be more pressure on the Indians, says Mortaza

The fickle English weather was looming large as India chose to field against Bangladesh in the second semifinal of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham on Thursday. And they are a very unsafe side on their day. They have some great players, who are skilled, committed to playing for Bangladesh , playing with many emotions.

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  • Defending Champ Muguruza Falls to Mladenovic
Defending Champ Muguruza Falls to Mladenovic

Mladenovic showed some incredible tennis in the tail-end of that decider, and lots of heart, to overcome Rogers, who was a quarter-finalist in Paris previous year. Her best French Open showing was in 2002, when she lost to Serena in the final. She said: "I think the more matches I play and the toughest victories gives you self confidence, ...

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  • Paul Native Phil Housley Lands Buffalo Sabres Head Coaching Job
Paul Native Phil Housley Lands Buffalo Sabres Head Coaching Job

A Hall of Fame defenceman Housley, 53, played 1,495 career National Hockey League games with Buffalo, Winnipeg, St. Louis, Calgary, New Jersey, Washington, Chicago and Toronto. He went on to play eight seasons in Buffalo, ranking fifth in team history in points (558) and games played (608). He is also the Sabres' career and individual-season leader...

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  • Orlando soccer star Larin arrested for DUI
Orlando soccer star Larin arrested for DUI

An oncoming auto stopped a few feet in front of Larin's vehicle, "averting" a head-on collision, troopers said. An Orlando City spokesman confirmed the charge but said it would not be making a comment until it had spoken to its player. Investigators said he later told the trooper he moved from Toronto, Canada, to Orlando about three years ago. ...

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  • Everyone wants to see an India-England final, says Kohli
Everyone wants to see an India-England final, says Kohli

Going to big games like this, we will be treating it like we treated our last game. "Another complete game. We needed to have a clean, collective game". The much-discussed rift between captain Kohli and coach Anil Kumble has had no effect on performance. "It's been 24 months". The last two games also I was trying to get a big one, unfortunately c...

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  • Warriors deny reports that they unanimously declined White House visit
Warriors deny reports that they unanimously declined White House visit

In addition, Warriors coach Steve Kerr has been fiercely critical of the President and a number of his proposed policies. West's rise to ultimate prominence, even near the twilight of his career and having little yet significant contribution in Golden State's powerhouse roster, is one story that today's aspiring professional basketball players ...

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  • Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli's India wary of Bangladesh threat
Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli's India wary of Bangladesh threat

Sabbir Rahman was using the long handle to great effect and India captain Virat Kohli's frustration was becoming increasingly more evident as the scoreboard kept rattling along. Ravi Ashwin's return to the side returned some much-needed balance to the side. "Not necessarily (that it has to be a grudge match)!" I seriously do not feel anyone t...

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  • Battered Lions opt for new captain Jones
Battered Lions opt for new captain Jones

Centre Ryan Crotty, who will not play against the Lions for the Crusaders , is said to be "touch and go" as he recovers from rib cartilage damage. Ireland powerhouse O'Brien starts at openside flanker, with tour skipper Sam Warburton not included in the match 23, while Owen Farrell starts at fly-half.

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  • Fans line up early for Warriors celebration
Fans line up early for Warriors celebration

So, I do not anticipate any issues with him staying". Beating Cleveland two out of three in the first rivalry to be featured in three consecutive finals didn't hurt the sense of drama the Warriors aroused all season. For James, already a three-times champion , the loss puts him in rare - but not ideal - company as only the fourth player to c...

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"Manchester United" has signed the defender of the national team of Sweden

Summer LindelEf the last goal in the Sweden national team went to the European championship, and the year before newbie " Manchester United " helped the youth national team of Sweden won the European championship. Do you think the Swede will be an important player for United? He told MUTV that he was ready to fight for his place in the team. Sp...

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  • Champions Trophy: Bangladesh thrashed, brace for the epic India-Pak showdown
Champions Trophy: Bangladesh thrashed, brace for the epic India-Pak showdown

Bangladesh defied all odds to reach the semi-final of the Champions Trophy and will now take on favourites India here at Edgbaston on Thursday. India watched Pakistan thump England in the first semifinal of the ICC Champions Trophy and decided, what our rivals can do, we can do better.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Preview
ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Preview

Pakistan's bowlers must be given their dues, having reacted to Mohammad Amir's late withdrawal because of back spasms with a performance of nous and skill. Ben Stokes , usually one of the most destructive batsmen in world cricket , needed 64 balls to scrape together 34 runs and he failed to muster a single boundary on a pitch Morgan described...

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  • India pick Pant, Yadav for West Indies tour
India pick Pant, Yadav for West Indies tour

On the other hand, the only two players to not be picked from the squad , which is now playing in England, are Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah . Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya have again been entrusted of the finishing responsibilities.

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  • Tony Kanaan apologizes for crash at Rainguard 600
Tony Kanaan apologizes for crash at Rainguard 600

Defending series champion Simon Pagenaud finished third. That vaults him into the top 10 all time among major North American open-wheel series (AAA, USAC, Champ Car/CART and IndyCar ), tied for ninth with Paul Tracy and Dario Franchitti.

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  • Wawrinka oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years
Wawrinka oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years

After experiencing a five-set thriller in the third round delayed by the rain, the eighth-seeded Nishikori regrouped himself and came back from one set down to see off Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. Women's 4th rd: Elina Svitolina (Ukr) bt Petra Martic (Cro) 4-6 6-3 7-5, Simona Halep (Rom) bt Carla Suarez Navarro (Esp) 6-1 6-1. Murray...

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  • Special counsel Mueller meets with heads of Senate's Russian Federation election probe
Special counsel Mueller meets with heads of Senate's Russian Federation election probe

Testifying publicly before the Senate Intelligence Committee , Sessions confirmed that Comey expressed to him "concern about proper communications protocol with the White House and with the President". Mr Mueller is overseeing an Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into Russia's alleged meddling the 2016 U.S. election and any Trump links to...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan punish errant England to enter maiden final
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan punish errant England to enter maiden final

Openers Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) then helped knock off the inadequate total with nearly 13 overs and eight wickets to spare as England bowed out of their own tournament at the semi-final stage. With Pakistan racing towards the finish line, Adil Rashid provided the breakthrough England desperately needed when Zaman was stumped by...

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  • Rays select two-way star McKay; Cubs draft SCF's Little
Rays select two-way star McKay; Cubs draft SCF's Little

In the end, the Twins went with a different SoCal prep star, Royce Lewis , and the Reds got the player they coveted. Then it was McKay, another two-way star from Louisville, going fourth overall to the Rays as a first baseman. Royce Lewis , a high school shortstop, with the first overall pick became the first franchise-caliber player acqui...

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  • Waqar lashes out at England skipper Morgan for pitch complaint
Waqar lashes out at England skipper Morgan for pitch complaint

Pakistan have made a habit of surprising teams in this tournament, and after they dented South Africa's hopes of winning their first ever ICC tournament, it was the turn of England to run into an inspired side. "We played against some really good sides recently, and we've managed to beat them", he said. "I felt like we were trying to take ...

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  • LeBron James reveals he'd want Michael Jordan as a teammate
LeBron James reveals he'd want Michael Jordan as a teammate

There will be a 12-second shot clock and a 10-minute game clock with the game being played in half court where teams will have to "take it out" beyond the 2-point line before each possession. "So I think that can be great ". " I don't believe I played for a superteam ", he said, according to NBC Sports' Kurt Helin . Maybe some of the younger gu...

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  • Premier League fixtures: Arsenal face soft end-of-season run
Premier League fixtures: Arsenal face soft end-of-season run

It certainly isn't the most hard opening day fixture for Arsene Wenger and his shiny new contract, but fans and players will be concerned with the sheer amount of fixtures heading their way. "The quality of the Premier League is there for all to see and I fully expect it to be as competitive as ever". "We've had some great battles with Ars...

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  • Brilliant Yuvraj smashes India to victory over Pak
Brilliant Yuvraj smashes India to victory over Pak

Although the openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had a slow start, they put on an assured 136-run stand before the latter was dismissed for 68. Pakistan paceman Wahab Riaz will miss the rest of the ICC Champions Trophy after suffering ligament damage to his right ankle against India .

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  • India thrash South Africa to reach ICC Champions Trophy semis
India thrash South Africa to reach ICC Champions Trophy semis

When pressed about his future as South Africa's captain, de Villiers said: "That's a question that can only be answered by people who are in control of making radical decisions". "We grabbed the chances that came our way". "As a team, we're always very aggressive". Dhawan brought his 19th ODI fifty up in the 24th over with a boundary off Chris ...

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  • Champions Trophy: Bangladesh set India 265-run target
Champions Trophy: Bangladesh set India 265-run target

We will not be going according to the past results. Kohli's side have a wealth of big-game experience, while Bangladesh have never before reached the last four of a global ICC event . India will take on arch-rivals Pakistan in finals which will be played at The Oval on Sunday. What time does the live coverage of the 2nd semi-final match...

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  • Blimp catches fire and crashes near US Open in Wisconsin
Blimp catches fire and crashes near US Open in Wisconsin

First responders were quick to arrive at the scene and the pilot is now being treated for unknown injuries. A second tweet minutes later said, "Our thoughts and prayers are with those who were injured". Maynard says he is "not 100 percent" on the condition of the pilot but that believes he is alive. The four-day tournament started Thursday. Other...

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  • Congressional Shooter Recently Wrote,
Congressional Shooter Recently Wrote, "It's Time To Destroy Trump & Co".

The newspaper reports that unnamed law enforcement officials identified the shooter as James T. Hodgkinson . Some outlets are reporting gunman had asked whether the congressmen practicing at Simpson Park in Alexandria, VA for Thursday's House Dems vs.

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  • Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win
Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

Jude Classic after triumphing by a stroke. In a keenly-fought contest, which at one point included nine players tied for the lead, Berger picked up a birdie on 15 to move clear. "I've been playing well". Ireland's Seamus Power has catapulted himself into contention at the FedEx St. Jude Classic in Memphis . Thornberry, a sophomore at Mississ...

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  • Ligue 1: Ranieri appointed Nantes coach
Ligue 1: Ranieri appointed Nantes coach

Nantes will be Ranieri's 17th management job spanning a 31-year career in the dugout, but the veteran Italian had to wait longer than expected for the deal to go through, due to a weird rule in French football. Ranieri, being aged 65, needed special dispensation from the French Federation and was granted it, despite the opposition of coaching union...

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  • Donnarumma will not renew Milan contract
Donnarumma will not renew Milan contract

Gianluigi Donnarumma's agent Mino Raiola told AC Milan that his client will not sign a contract extension with the club, meaning that he will be able to leave as a free agent in the summer of 2018 unless Milan decide to accept an offer now.

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