• Bring stability to Kashmir, then worry about Maharashtra, Shiv Sena taunts BJP
Bring stability to Kashmir, then worry about Maharashtra, Shiv Sena taunts BJP

With 18 MPs and 63 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), the Shiv Sena has 25,893 votes with the party for the President's election as the electoral college for the presidential election includes 708 points for every MP and 175 for every legislator from Maharashtra.

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  • Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls
Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

But he also acknowledged that his appreciation for Thibodeau's hard-driving style increased as time went on, especially when the Bulls struggled in their first season under the more player-friendly Fred Hoiberg. Dwyane Wade isn't going anywhere. The Bulls made the playoffs as the eighth seed but lost in the first round to the Boston Celtics, lar...

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  • Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win
Donald Trump Takes Victory Lap In Iowa After GOP's Georgia Win

Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff by about 5 percentage points. Amazingly, Pelosi did not resign at that point, and dispatched several would-be challengers, most notably Rep. We need to learn from that. Debbie Dingell of MI. Accusations have begun flying among Democrats in the wake of the crushing special election defeat...

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  • Australia, Cameroon hopes look tenuous after tie
Australia, Cameroon hopes look tenuous after tie

The draw left both sides trailing Germany and Chile , who meet later in Kazan , and needing to win their final match just to have any hope of reaching the semi-finals. It was no less than Cameroon deserved. It's a dissatisfaction that os hard to channel and Australia's 1-1 draw with Cameroon in the Confederations Cup ensured there were ...

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  • India face England in Women's World Cup opener
India face England in Women's World Cup opener

Mithali hit 11 boundaries in her 89-ball knock. India will take on the hosts on the opening day in Derbyshire. The comment comes at a time when the International Cricket Council ( ICC ) is coming up with new measures to help bring parity to the women's game Notably, the 2017 edition of the Women's World Cup will have prize money of $2 million a...

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  • Nets Select Texas Center Jarrett Allen In 1st Round Of NBA Draft
Nets Select Texas Center Jarrett Allen In 1st Round Of NBA Draft

Here's the full list of picks the Nets hold in the 2017 draft, which will be updated with grades and analysis as each selection is made. The Celtics, via the Nets, won the lottery and then traded to the pick to the Philadelphia 76ers, who took guard Markelle Fultz from Washington.

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  • Rafael Nadal pulls out of Queen's: Is the Wimbledon title dream over?
Rafael Nadal pulls out of Queen's: Is the Wimbledon title dream over?

Before his title triumph on Sunday, his most recent Grand Slam title came in Paris in 2014 and he admitted that there were doubts over whether or not he'd recover his former powers. True. Nadal leads the tour with four titles and 43 match wins this season and will rise to No. 2 in the ATP rankings Monday. Nadal was soon a double break to the ...

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  • Mexico wins Confederations Cup match; brawl is a tie
Mexico wins Confederations Cup match; brawl is a tie

The match ended in an all-in fracas with the referee needing touchline assistance to assess the skirmishes on a screen, rather than just relying on video replay assistants. "I felt very offended and I had some insults in my direction in Spanish". The Roma defender was taken off in the 68th minute against New Zealand , having come on to repla...

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  • Indiana Pacers take UCLA's Leaf, Anigbogu in National Basketball Association draft
Indiana Pacers take UCLA's Leaf, Anigbogu in National Basketball Association draft

When asked how he might fit alongside Turner, whose 3-point shot is starting to develop, Leaf was quick to mention that he too can create space: "I just think my ability to stretch the floor and pass, I think will be a really good complement to Myles in the post".

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  • Raiders send Vegas Golden Knights personalized note wishing the best
Raiders send Vegas Golden Knights personalized note wishing the best

While most connections continue to be with West Coast teams like Los Angeles and Vancouver, I still wonder about the New York Islanders as well. The Golden Knights have decent depth at the position, but players like Cody Eakin , William Karlsson and Erik Haula would not suffice in a top-line, first power-play spot.

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  • Australia 2-3 Germany
Australia 2-3 Germany

Peter Smith with AustraliaAustralia go into their first ever match against Cameroon on the back of a mixed performance against Germany . And this after a first half that saw the defending world champions - OK, let's rephrase for accuracy: Shkodran Mustafi, Julian Draxler and nine other guys - pummel the Socceroos at will.

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  • Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays
Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

The win gets the club back to the.500 mark at 36-36. The Blue Jays (35-37), who beat Texas in the AL Division Series each of the past two seasons, lost for the ninth straight time when they had a chance to reach.500 for the first time this season.

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  • Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick
Pistons take Duke's Kennard with No. 12 pick

Leave it to Van Gundy to keep it real. Kennard is a shooter, but he's not just a shooter. . I think everyone looks at him as a shooter, but what I really like is he can make plays off the dribble. Duke's Luke Kennard poses for photos on the red carpet before the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in NY. Detroit is coming off ...

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  • No offer received for Real Madrid's Ronaldo, boss says
No offer received for Real Madrid's Ronaldo, boss says

But Spanish prosecutors stated the Real Madrid star used a shell company to hide incomes made from image rights. Ronaldo has limited himself to saying that he has a "clear conscience" and is "always" innocent, but has not spoken publicly since it was reported that he wants to leave Real Madrid .

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  • New York City Settles With Former Tennis Star Roughed Up By Cop
New York City Settles With Former Tennis Star Roughed Up By Cop

The officer who tackled Blake in 2015, James Frascatore , was later brought up on departmental charges after the CCRB determined he used excessive force. Starting in January, the fellow, joining the Civilian Complaint Review Board will work to change that. The fellow will serve two-year terms at the Civilian Complaint Review Board, and the c...

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  • Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers
Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers

Servias before the game said he simply wanted Moore to give the club a competitive start, to keep his team in it. He got all that and ... "Basically the whole game I had to battle", Zimmermann said. Justin Upton and J.D. Martinez also went deep for the Tigers, while Taylor Motter and Ben Gamel each had solo shots for Seattle. Sitting at 85 pi...

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  • British & Irish Lions bench skipper Sam Warburton for Maori All Blacks clash
British & Irish Lions bench skipper Sam Warburton for Maori All Blacks clash

The Maori pulled off their first-ever win over the Lions in the tourists' ill-fated New Zealand trip in 2005, where the All Blacks also swept to a whitewash series win. In the end you could argue it hardly mattered who won, it was such a great contest in front of a sell-out crowd under the Dunedin roof (thank the lucky stars for that roof, it was...

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  • Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft
Markelle Fultz top pick in NBA draft

In all likelihood though, Markkanen will play his rookie year with the Chicago Bulls , as it is being reported that the Bulls are trading superstar Jimmy Butler and their No. In an interview on ESPN , Calipari insisted "It's not broken", and said being selected in the National Basketball Association draft is the equivalent of putting a pl...

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  • The Bruins left these 19 players unprotected from Vegas' expansion draft
The Bruins left these 19 players unprotected from Vegas' expansion draft

The Islanders for one, reportedly have a deal in place that would send Vegas a first-round pick in order to pass on exposed forwards like Josh Bailey , Shane Prince, Brock Nelson and Ryan Strome. Also, the salaries of players selected must total at least 60 percent of the salary cap ($43.8 million) for the season that just ended. "The issue ...

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  • Nissan Leaf teased again… showing autonomous drive ability
Nissan Leaf teased again… showing autonomous drive ability

Along with its new look, Nissan's next-gen zero-emissions electric hatchback will also have an improved electric drivetrain that's predicted to have a range of up to 340 miles - more than double the current car's range. Automakers' self-driving systems will always be compared to Tesla , whose Autopilot is the most advanced available commercially...

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  • Ronaldo strikes as Portugal downs Russia in Confederations Cup
Ronaldo strikes as Portugal downs Russia in Confederations Cup

Despite the off-field disruption, Ronaldo picked up the man-of-the-match award in Portugal's opening 2-2 draw with Mexico on Sunday. In spite of their best efforts, particularly in the second half, the tournament hosts could not find a way past Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio in this Group A encounter.

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  • Mohamed Salah wears Liverpool kit for the first time after completing transfer
Mohamed Salah wears Liverpool kit for the first time after completing transfer

But of course, if you bring in someone with that name, with the background like Salah, you know they are always going to add something. It showed the base of the team is good. This time around, he joins a squad and system that suits his explosive style of play and more importantly, will benefit from having him in their starting XI.

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  • UW's Markelle Fultz goes No. 1
UW's Markelle Fultz goes No. 1

Furthermore, Ainge added that Tatum was who they would have taken with the top pick if they had kept it instead of making the deal with Philadelphia. This was the third time in the past four years that the 76ers have taken the consensus top player in the draft - Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid were the others - and one would think that all th...

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  • Ward retains titles with TKO win
Ward retains titles with TKO win

When asked what's next for the undefeated Ward , he said he will possibly move to cruiserweight, or heavyweight. 'I couldn't believe it, I could win, ' he said. "It felt like I was up [on the scorecards], but a championship fight starts after the sixth round", Ward said. Ward and middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin are the only two titl...

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  • Markelle Fultz Wearing Shoes Made Out Of Basketballs For NBA Draft
Markelle Fultz Wearing Shoes Made Out Of Basketballs For NBA Draft

With its No. 3 pick, Boston took Jayson Tatum of Duke. The Philadelphia 76ers selected guard Markelle Fultz on Thursday night with the No. 1 pick in the National Basketball Association draft. He didn't make the varsity team at famed DeMatha High School in Maryland as a sophomore ( see story ). "We're two great players and we'll do whateve...

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  • Fultz steps out in shoes made of basketballs
Fultz steps out in shoes made of basketballs

The feeling is everything I wished for and more I'm trying not to cry right now. He becomes the third Duke player in as many years to be taken in the top three - Brandon Ingram went No. By the end of the first round, 16 players who had spent one year in college had been chosen, smashing the old record of 13. "I'm a pretty good shot blocker for a po...

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  • Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr
Mavs fill need, take NC State point guard Dennis Smith Jr

Dallas had a big need in their backcourt and got perhaps the most explosive scoring point guard in the draft with Smith. "Highest chest-bump I've ever done", Nelson joked. "This is a huge day for us and a huge night", Carlisle said shortly after the selection of Smith. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Smith was an early-entry candidate to this year's dr...

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  • Koepka rides birdie spree to US Open title
Koepka rides birdie spree to US Open title

Brooks Koepka of the United States poses with the winner's trophy after his victory at the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills on Monday in Hartford, Wisconsin . "A bunch of people told me that and I felt like I really stayed patient all week". That was a big bonus for me as I am a big ball striker. Sentiment and nostalgia will always find a place...

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  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start National Basketball Association draft

The 2017 NBA Draft is tomorrow and the rumors are flying around at a frenetic pace. "It's been a little insane last couple days", Duke forward Jayson Tatum said Wednesday. 3 spot, and Celtics president Danny Ainge said Boston could get the player there they might have taken at No. 1. While that was being completed, the draft got off to a fami...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo goal pushes Portugal past host Russian Federation
Cristiano Ronaldo goal pushes Portugal past host Russian Federation

Mexico's Carlos Salcedo has been ruled out of the remainder of the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, after suffering a shoulder injury in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over New Zealand . Hosts Russia are in third with three points and New Zealand have none. A poor defensive clearance from Nestor Araujo led to Clayton Lewis slipping a sl...

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  • Leeds United are set to sign Mateusz Klich from FC Twente
Leeds United are set to sign Mateusz Klich from FC Twente

Leeds United have officially confirmed the arrival of Poland global midfielder Mateusz Klich from Dutch side FC Twente . He was a regular in Twente's starting line-up last season, helping them finish seventh in the Eredivisie table with eight goals and six assists.

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  • Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo to testify before judge
Mourinho accused of tax fraud, Ronaldo to testify before judge

Cristiano Ronaldo , who played under Mourinho at Real Madrid , has been called to testify on July 31 over allegations that he hid £12.9m income from tax authorities. Ronaldo is now away in Russian Federation representing his country in the Confederations Cup and is expected to appear in court towards the end of July.

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  • Ronaldo charged with tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor
Ronaldo charged with tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor

Ronaldo moved to Madrid from Manchester United for £80 million in 2009 and has spent much of his time in Spain locked in a battle with Messi for the litle of best footballer in the world. The Spanish club said it has full confidence in the player and 32-year-old forward will prove his "total innocence". Spanish prosecutors sued the soccer su...

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  • Donovan Mitchell Selected by Denver Nuggets in NBA Draft
Donovan Mitchell Selected by Denver Nuggets in NBA Draft

The 6-foot-10 forward was the No.12 pick in the 2015 draft that came out of the University of Kentucky and is a traditional big man that is the flawless modern day power forward with the way he can shoot the ball. "I'm a hard-nosed and gritty defender", Mitchell said. "I think that will stick out from everybody else, and then I'll let the rest of t...

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  • If Kumble didn't step down, Virat Kohli would have resigned
If Kumble didn't step down, Virat Kohli would have resigned

Kumble , who is India's highest test wicket-taker, added that he was surprised by Kohli's reservations over his style of coaching. "Otherwise, he had it", the official was as quoted by the TOI. "If you look at South Africa, England and Australia, their coaches need to have minimum coaching qualifications", said the former right-handed batsman...

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