• Champions Trophy triumph is a massive boost for Pakistan cricket, says Arthur
Champions Trophy triumph is a massive boost for Pakistan cricket, says Arthur

Along with the Indian trio, the jury comprising former English captain Michael Atherton, India's Sourav Ganguly and Ramiz Raja of Pakistan , among others, selected four Pakistanis, three Englishmen and one from Bangladesh with New Zealand's Kane Williamson as the 12th man .

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  • Scalise upgraded to 'fair condition,' beginning rehabilitation
Scalise upgraded to 'fair condition,' beginning rehabilitation

Scott DesJarlais, Trent Franks, Mo Brooks, Morgan Griffith, Jim Jordan and Jeff Duncan, among others - were intended targets of 66-year-old James Hodgkinson's rampage at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia Wednesday morning.

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  • Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin arrested on assault charge
Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin arrested on assault charge

Police say a man reported that Mauldin struck him in the eye and jaw after he accidentally splashed champagne on him at the Highline Ballroom on April 2. The third-year linebacker's attorney said Mauldin witnessed the assault, but wasn't involved. "You don't know what the outcome is going to be, so I'll just refer everything to my attorney for ques...

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  • Celtics Plan To Acquire Veteran All-Star With #3 Pick
Celtics Plan To Acquire Veteran All-Star With #3 Pick

If the Lakers hold a pick between No. 2 and No. 5 next season, Boston now gets that one as well. Boston is likely to select either Kansas swingman Josh Jackson, UCLA guard Lonzo Ball or Duke forward Jayson Tatum with the No. That first round pick will be either the 2019 Kings selection or the 2019 Sixers selection, whichever one is the higher pick,...

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  • Morgan hails brilliant England bowlers
Morgan hails brilliant England bowlers

Joe Root (64) and Ben Stokes (48) all impressed after England were put into bat , while Jos Buttler raced to an unbeaten 61 off 48 balls, though they were unable to complete 50 overs. I thought we were in a really good position to go and get 340 but we just seemed to lose wickets. On a day for the unusual, Mitchell Santner was stumped off a ...

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  • LeBron James setting up another Decision?
LeBron James setting up another Decision?

He is most known for his legendary buzzer-beating three-pointer in Game 4 of the 2002 Western Conference Finals against the Sacramento Kings while playing for Los Angeles, giving the Lakers a 100-99 win and evening up the series at 2-2. James will become a free agent at the end of the 2017 season and many have connected him to the Lakers or the...

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  • How to get Paul George — Washington Wizards
How to get Paul George — Washington Wizards

The problem with the Lakers' position now is that yesterday's move to attain Brook Lopez and a draft pick while clearing cap space comes across as a precursor to a George trade. But other teams know how much George loves the Los Angeles Lakers , his hometown team, and should be wary of chasing a player who could be bound for Hollywood next...

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  • Dravid urges team management to take decisive call on Dhoni, Yuvraj
Dravid urges team management to take decisive call on Dhoni, Yuvraj

Gilchrist falls short of calling whether Dhoni and Yuvraj need to stay or go but says the players will know when its time. "What they (the team) see as the road map for Indian cricket, and where they see the role of both these cricketers going ahead for the next couple of years (is important)", Dravid told ESPNCricinfo.

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  • Lions hopeful over Davies fitness for first Test
Lions hopeful over Davies fitness for first Test

Tour captain Sam Warburton has been relegated to the bench for the British and Irish Lions clash against the Maori All Blacks on Saturday, with Peter O'Mahony taking over in a match the tourists view as a "fourth test". "Sam's well aware of the competition that is there at the moment", said Gatland. If Farrell does not recover in time then it...

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  • Skipper Mithali sets semis target in Women's World Cup cricket
Skipper Mithali sets semis target in Women's World Cup cricket

This is the first time that any United Kingdom television broadcaster has provided full coverage of an ICC Women's World Cup. This World Cup will be the eleventh edition and the third to be held in England (after the 1973 and 1993 tournaments).

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  • Victims of Orlando nightclub shooting remembered
Victims of Orlando nightclub shooting remembered

Survivor Ramses Tinoco told the Orlando Sentinel that the private service, which began at 1:45 am, was a healing experience . Jim McDermott, a friend of one of the victims , was among those who returned to the club Monday. She says the youth she works with bonded together after the Pulse shooting, noting that they saw themselves in the vict...

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  • Kevin Durant doing more for Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant doing more for Golden State Warriors

As Haynes said, Durant stands ready to accept a more team oriented deal to help the Warriors resign veteran Andre Iguodala . The 10-year National Basketball Association veteran would then re-sign with the Warriors , the move enabling the team to have more money for contracts with other players.

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  • FIFA warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia
FIFA warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

As man of the match, he was due to appear in front of the press, but Ronaldo was in no mood to take any questions amid ongoing uncertainty about his future at Madrid and stuck to a few prepared words on Portugal's win. It could have been 2-0 in the 50th if not for Russian Federation goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev , playing his 100th worldwide game, an...

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  • O'Mahony to captain Lions in 1st test vs
O'Mahony to captain Lions in 1st test vs

There are in fact commentators who argued that Gatland should have called those more deserving, especially from the England team who defeated Argentina in two Tests, so as not to devalue the Lions jersey. It'll be a physical Test but, just as importantly, it will be a mental test". The 25-year-old Farrell has been kept under wraps with a thigh ...

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  • Confederation Cup Report: Portugal 2 - 2 Mexico
Confederation Cup Report: Portugal 2 - 2 Mexico

Portugal coach Fernando Santos was visibly angry on the sidelines as a goal in his team's 2-2 Confederations Cup draw against Mexico on Sunday was ruled out by the video assistant referee (VAR). Quaresma could have doubled his tally just before halftime after a Ronaldo backheel gave him an opening, but the ball got stuck under his feet and c...

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  • NFL's Letroy Guion Busted For Drunk Driving On His Birthday (MUGSHOT)
NFL's Letroy Guion Busted For Drunk Driving On His Birthday (MUGSHOT)

He was released after posting a $500 bond. In 2015, police arrested Guion near his home in Florida on felony charges of drug and firearm possession. The Packers have cultivated enough depth on the defensive line that they could decide enough is enough with Guion, whom they added as a street free agent before the 2014 season.

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  • Pacers, Lakers Discussing Paul George Trade
Pacers, Lakers Discussing Paul George Trade

For every team except for the Lakers , acquiring George comes with the expectation that he could just be a "one-year rental". "I don't know if there is a great appetite within the Pacers to give him what he wants and send him to the Lakers ", Woj told DP .

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  • Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup
Ballet, pop stars & folk dances as Russian Federation welcomes FIFA Confederations Cup

Russia has been at the centre of high-profile incidents of racist chanting in recent seasons, and anti-discrimination monitoring group FARE reported 89 incidents of racist or far right chanting at Russian games last season. "Together with the possibility to apply the three-step procedure, these are ground-breaking changes in the global fight agains...

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  • Anil Kumble Resigns as Indian Cricket Team's Head Coach
Anil Kumble Resigns as Indian Cricket Team's Head Coach

The board official felt Kumble, being the senior, could have tried a little harder to reach out to Kohli. Although the ace shooter hasn't mentioned the name of either Kumble or Kohli, the timing of his tweet and the words he used substantially convey whom he was targeting.

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  • Crisis over? Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly no longer wants to leave
Crisis over? Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly no longer wants to leave

The 32-year-old Portugal captain is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies from 2011 and 2014. Ronaldo, who has also been linked with Paris Saint-Germain, is said to now earn around £365,000 a week at Real Madrid and the same article claims that Manchester United would be willing to match those wages.

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  • Champions Trophy: India-Pakistan final sets all-time record on Twitter
Champions Trophy: India-Pakistan final sets all-time record on Twitter

Opener Tamim Iqbal is the only Bangladeshi cricketer who got berth in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 team announced by the International Cricket Council on Monday. I got to one final with Pakistan and eventually got a medal! Meanwhile, Arthur paid tribute to Sarfraz's role as both a tactician and a leader following what was by, the coach's o...

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  • Forget PakvsIndia: Twitter trolls Jadeja over Pandya's runout
Forget PakvsIndia: Twitter trolls Jadeja over Pandya's runout

Had Zaman been dismissed at 3, Pakistan wouldn't have been able to post such a huge total for Zaman went on adding 111 more runs to his individual total. He deleted this tweet later. As Pandya was disgusted and upset for not being able to earn the title, Indian captain Virat Kohli had a different opinion about his team performance and especiall...

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  • Chauncey Billups targeted by Cavaliers to be next team president
Chauncey Billups targeted by Cavaliers to be next team president

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert announced Monday that general manager David Griffin is out as general manager of the National Basketball Association club when his contract expires at the end of June. It was Griffin - not Gilbert - who earned James' respect, and more importantly, trust over the last 3 years. According to ESPN's...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal
Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho caught up in Spain tax scandal

Ronaldo is now facing four charges against the Spanish public treasury dated between 2011 and 2014, including a case of tax fraud worth United States dollars 65.5 million. Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo may just be staying at the club after all. "I found out about all this from a newspaper", Perez said. Ronaldo has denied any wrong...

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  • State of Origin series goes to a decider
State of Origin series goes to a decider

He limped away from the tackle clutching at that shoulder and he was unable to lift it at all for the rest of the half. The 29-year-old sees plenty of enthusiasm in the NSW team. Jarrod Wallace, 11. Gavin Cooper, 12. His clubmate Cooper has a slick left-edge combination with Thurston at NRL level while being a reliable player in his own right w...

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  • Russian Federation vs. Portugal live stream
Russian Federation vs. Portugal live stream

Uncertainty in the stadium lasted far beyond the six-second target Federation Internationale de Football Association had set past year for officials to review their opinions. Sanchez brought that into the game and La Roja attacked really strongly. More than a minute had passed since Vargas' exuberant celebrations when the on-field referee sig...

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  • Arsenal launch 2017-18 home kit ahead of new season
Arsenal launch 2017-18 home kit ahead of new season

While speculation continues to surround the futures of Arsenal's star duo, as they both enter the final year of their contracts, they took part in the photoshoot to launch their new look. Arsenal are expected to sign a number of new players this summer as they hope to finally mount a title challenge, get back into the Champions League and hopefu...

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  • Sixers deal for top pick in National Basketball Association draft
Sixers deal for top pick in National Basketball Association draft

On Monday, the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers officially completed their blockbuster trade. "We're getting the player we want". The sentiment seemed to forecast short-team deals or perhaps another trade. "We have no announcement at this time related to new leadership of the Cavaliers basketball operations group, but we are confident ou...

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  • The Cleveland Cavaliers Lost Game 3 At The 3-Point Line
The Cleveland Cavaliers Lost Game 3 At The 3-Point Line

The Warriors have now won 15 games in a row. WITH ONE MINUTE to go in the third quarter of Game Three of the National Basketball Association finals overnight, Kyrie Irving scored to give the defending-champion Cleveland Cavaliers a seven-point lead.

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  • Hector Moreno's late goal rescues a point for deserving Mexico
Hector Moreno's late goal rescues a point for deserving Mexico

Fernando Santos says the use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) remains confusing after his Portugal side saw an opening goal ruled out against Mexico at the Confederations Cup. Portugal players will wear black armbands against Mexico in the today to honour compatriots that passed away from forrest fires. RIP. Cedric Soares looked...

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  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup
Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

The Cristiano Ronaldo-led side performed well in their first match but were held to a 2-2 draw by Mexico thanks to a late goal from Hector Moreno . After Russia turned up the pressure in the attacking half, it was almost caught on the defensive end, where Ronaldo should have given Portugal a 2-0 lead.

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  • National Basketball Association offseason rumor mill: Knicks shopping Kristaps Porzingis?
National Basketball Association offseason rumor mill: Knicks shopping Kristaps Porzingis?

George informed the Pacers earlier this week that he meant to enter free agency after this upcoming season, and all indications are that he would sign with his hometown Lakers. -Kristaps Porzingis may not be long for NY as Knicks president Phil Jackson is considering trading the 7-foot-3 Latvian and has been fielding trade calls ahead of the draft,...

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  • Kings Reportedly Reject Deal for No. 2 Pick in NBA Draft
Kings Reportedly Reject Deal for No. 2 Pick in NBA Draft

An Indiana Pacers' trade involving Paul George being completed before Thursday's National Basketball Association draft doesn't appear imminent. The best play from the Lakers now is to bunker in and not budge. isn't willing to give up more. Los Angeles should be calling Indiana's bluff. Acquiring George will be key in the Lakers' pursuit of...

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  • PSG, to Chase Real Madrid Star
PSG, to Chase Real Madrid Star

The Madrid prosecutor said the case was presented to a local court. Asked if this was a tactic from Ronaldo to get the club to pay for a fine that could reach the £35m mark, Perez added: 'The question makes no sense because he is not like that.

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  • Anil Kumble steps down as Team India Head Coach
Anil Kumble steps down as Team India Head Coach

Meanwhile, the BCCI has already invited applications for the position. Former India captain and coach Bishan Singh Bedi also signalled his disappointment, tweeting: "If there's more intelligent/committed Crkt analyser than @anilkumble 1074 on Indn horizon (we are) ignorant really!" Let me reiterate that it has been an absolutely privilege t...

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