• Google doodle turns into a cricket game for Champions Trophy 2017
Google doodle turns into a cricket game for Champions Trophy 2017

The defending champions looked in ominous form as they posted 324-7 from their 50 overs after Bangladesh elected to field. Malik has a career spanning nearly two decades began in the form of an off-spinner and would most likely culminate, whenever it does as one of the most dependable batsman in the shorter versions of the game that Pakistan ha...

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  • LeBron James: There Is Hate in US, 'Especially for African Americans'
LeBron James: There Is Hate in US, 'Especially for African Americans'

When asked by reporters about the incident, James , who's preparing with Cleveland Cavaliers teammates to compete in the NBA Finals , said the first person he thought of was Emmett Till's mother Mamie Till. James is not saying that he and Till went through the exact same thing, but what he is saying, in very eloquent and powerful terms, is that...

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  • Sailing-France eliminated from America's Cup after loss to New Zealand
Sailing-France eliminated from America's Cup after loss to New Zealand

New Zealand's victories over Softbank Team Japan and France saw them surpass holders Oracle Team USA atop the standings with eight points. In a rematch of 2013 America's Cup contestants, Oracle skipper Jimmy Spithill forced Team New Zealand's Peter Burling into a penalty at the start and led at every mark to win by 29 seconds.

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  • Kerr returns to coach Warriors after missing 11 games
Kerr returns to coach Warriors after missing 11 games

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue's adjustments were to counter with Channing Frye off the bench (he didn't play in Game 1) and to play Kyle Korver more than center Tristan Thompson in a smaller lineup. Kerr has been out since Game 3 of the first round. The Warriors organization had repeatedly preached that Kerr's health was the most important thing ...

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  • Stanton scores 3 times, Marlins top D-Backs 7-5
Stanton scores 3 times, Marlins top D-Backs 7-5

Volquez faced 27 batters and threw 98 pitches (65 for strikes). D-backs have been no-hit 3 times and 2 of them have been by the Marlins ( Anibal Sanchez 2006). Miami starter Vance Worley allowed five runs, six hits and three walks in 3 2/3 innings. Volquez threw a one-hitter for the Padres against the Astros on July 19, 2012 - the only ...

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  • India's batsmen dominate Pakistan in rain-affected Champions Trophy clash
India's batsmen dominate Pakistan in rain-affected Champions Trophy clash

India: 319 for 3 in 48 overs ( Rohit Sharma 91, Virat Kohli 81 not out, Yuvraj Singh 53, Shikhar Dhawan 68; Shadab Khan 1/52). In reply, Pakistan finished on 164 all out in 33.4 overs - opener Azhar Ali's 50 off 65 balls and Mohammad Hafeez's 33 off 43 providing the only resistance - and rarely looked in the game.

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  • Chelsea earns $260 million for winning Premier League
Chelsea earns $260 million for winning Premier League

Figures on the league's website showed Leicester , who earned £93m after their stunning title success a year ago, received £116m this season, when they finished 12th. Martin Keown is tipping Chelsea to win the Premier League title next season - but says Manchester City could run them close in the title race.

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  • LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with slur — Sports Briefly
LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with slur — Sports Briefly

Now, almost a year ago to the day, James' home was the target of racially-motivated vandalism. "So it is my job to try to take him out of the game". The beauty of this rubber match is that the tie will be broken, and one will soon have the upper hand over the other. "So this is kind of killing me inside right now".

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  • I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You
I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You

The U.S. House seat became vacant after Trump tapped Republican Congressman Ryan Zinke to become Secretary of the Interior. When Ben asked Gregg a question about the Republican healthcare bill, an infuriated Gianforte reportedly threw the reporter to the ground and punched him.

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  • Rex, Rob Ryan get tangled with bar patrons in Nashville
Rex, Rob Ryan get tangled with bar patrons in Nashville

It's hard to tell from the videos if the brothers were the ones looking to do the fighting, or if they were trying to break the fight up. What isn't debatable was Rob Ryan's purple Clemson T-shirt. Rex Ryan, who served as the Saints' defensive coordinator from February 2013 until he was sacked in November 2015, most recently worked on his broth...

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  • Gareth Bale celebrates UEFA Champions League title at home
Gareth Bale celebrates UEFA Champions League title at home

Bale has been hampered by ankle and calf injuries for much of the season, but the Wales forward was able to play a part in his hometown after coming on as a 77th minute replacement for Benzema. Ronaldo bagged a brace which included his 600th career goal. One of Madrid's greatest players, Zidane was an assistant to Carlo Ancelotti when Madrid won ...

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  • Bryn Gatland tops father Warren at Lions' opening match
Bryn Gatland tops father Warren at Lions' opening match

Lions captain Sam Warburton admitted the Barbarians had exposed areas the Lions needed to address in the countdown to the first Test against the All Blacks on June 21. There was some good ball carrying out there (and) some impact off the bench". "They have known a long time out they were going to play this game, so they had to go throug...

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  • LeBron James on Game 3 performance: 'I was just pretty poor'
LeBron James on Game 3 performance: 'I was just pretty poor'

James' Sunday night didn't get any better after the game. "They moved the ball, and they kept us at bay", he said . "Because they got a tough group over there". Boston is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games. The defending National Basketball Association champions, who shot 71 percent in the second half, opened a 3-1 lead in the series and can wrap ...

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  • Morales homers, Blue Jays bullpen holds off Brewers 4-3
Morales homers, Blue Jays bullpen holds off Brewers 4-3

Louis and the Chicago Cubs waiting in the shadows the team can't afford a losing streak of any length. Kevin Pillar, Devon Travis and Jose Bautista hit solo shots for the Blue Jays , who have homered in four straight games. The teams wrap up their brief, two-game Interleague matchup at Miller Park. Bautista, 36, has played a total of 388 gam...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh

This was India's second win in as many practice matches, the first coming against Bangladesh on Sunday. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli and his men will look to extend their brilliant record in the books of the ICC Champions Trophy . He reminds us of our pacers of yore who had mastered the skill of bowling the flawless yorker, especially during the...

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  • Venus Williams, Garbine Muguruza ousted at French Open
Venus Williams, Garbine Muguruza ousted at French Open

Williams, who had been hoping to win the tournament for the first time in the month of her 37th birthday, lost 5-7 6-2 6-1 to Timea Bacsinszky . "I didn't really have expectations here", said the Czech, who made a last-minute decision to play in Paris after testing her left hand in a match against her best friend and fellow Fed Cup team mate...

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  • Intensity, nastiness continue to build in Stanley Cup Final
Intensity, nastiness continue to build in Stanley Cup Final

After getting pulled in Game 2 , Nashville's Pekka Rinne bounced back for the win in Game 3 . Roman Josi's power-play goal 5:51 into the second period evened the game at one goal apiece, and Frederick Gaudreau scored 42 seconds later to give Nashville the lead and ignite the crowd even further.

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  • Man United fans want Bale and Rodriguez before Super Cup
Man United fans want Bale and Rodriguez before Super Cup

In his interview with radio Cadena Ser just hours after the sensational Cardiff victory, Madrid president Florentino Perez kudoed Zidane for etching the club's name into the history books. Ronaldo scored twice in the final , finishing the season with 16 goals in his last 10 games. It is the second time Juve have finished runners-up i...

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  • Amazon's Alexa thinks the NBA Finals are one big joke
Amazon's Alexa thinks the NBA Finals are one big joke

Golden State warriors head coach Steve Kerr will coach in Game 2. Kerr believes that if Curry loses the joy, the Warriors lose the element that makes them much more than the sum of their parts. "Right now, it means nothing, but it will mean something", said James. In addition to the Warriors' 18 (surpassing the 17 they had in Game 4 last y...

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  • Beating Pakistan shows we can retain Trophy, says India's Virat Kohli
Beating Pakistan shows we can retain Trophy, says India's Virat Kohli

Chasing a hard, revised target was always going to be a steep test for Pakistan's batting - they didn't look like getting close at any point. At the end of it Pakistan was dismissed for 164 runs in 33.4 overs, thus India drawing curtains to a clinical performance on the ground.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema seal title for Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema seal title for Real Madrid

A goal from Karim Benzema ten minutes into the second-half guaranteed the win, and the title. During the celebrations of Real Madrid's 33rd La Liga title, their players took aim at two major rivals: Barcelona's Gerard Pique and Atletico Madrid .

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  • Tamim ton lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 in Champions Trophy
Tamim ton lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 in Champions Trophy

The right-arm quick has taken 102 wickets in 69 one-day internationals at a strike-rate of 34.8. The 28-year-old posted bowling figures of 0-35, having contributed three runs in the seven-wicket defeat to the Proteas. Maxwell, who took four catches on Friday, said he was happy to do his job in the field but remained an option should his team need...

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  • Celtic will reject any offers for Moussa Dembele
Celtic will reject any offers for Moussa Dembele

Milan are planning a major squad overhaul this summer as they bid to return to the top of Italian football after a few years of mediocrity in Serie A, most recently finishing sixth in the league and failing to qualify for the Champions League, ending up 23 points behind third placed Napoli.

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  • John Terry Says He Doesn't Care About Criticism Of His Chelsea Send-Off
John Terry Says He Doesn't Care About Criticism Of His Chelsea Send-Off

Terry's contrived departure, leaving the field to a guard of honour from his teammates, was criticised by some pundits with the BBC's Garth Crooks saying: "This isn't Hollywood, this is a Premier League fixture". The impact of handing the Europa League winners a place in the Champions League has clearly done its job - and now it will be up to Jo...

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  • Warriors' Steve Kerr returns, will coach Game 2 of NBA Finals
Warriors' Steve Kerr returns, will coach Game 2 of NBA Finals

Durant , seeking his first NBA crown after leaving Oklahoma City last July to join Golden State, became only the third player in NBA history to score 25 points in his first seven NBA Finals appearances, joining Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal.

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  • Cavaliers to bring back sleeved black jerseys from '16 Finals
Cavaliers to bring back sleeved black jerseys from '16 Finals

Draymond Green loved watching Durant do his thing easily down the middle in his first Finals game for Golden State. Curry seized command in the third quarter with 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the Warriors stretched a 67-64 half-time lead to 102-88 entering the fourth quarter.

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  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr to return for NBA Finals Game 2
Warriors coach Steve Kerr to return for NBA Finals Game 2

Feeling better, the Warriors coach said he decided Sunday morning that he'll coach not only Game 2 but the remainder of the series. Brown helped lead the Warriors to 11 straight wins in the playoffs, finishing off the sweep of the Trail Blazers and sweeping the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs to reach the Finals.

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  • Ariana Grande charity concert raises $17m
Ariana Grande charity concert raises $17m

Confetti burst following the performance. Grande sang multiple times throughout the three-hour-plus show, even duetting with Miley Cyrus , the Black Eyed Peas, Mac Miller and the Parrs Wood High School Choir, one of the show's strongest moments.

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  • Rain saves Australia in Champions Trophy washout
Rain saves Australia in Champions Trophy washout

We gave them a lot of freebies. He reached his ninth One-Day International ton off 96 balls before being run out after facing just one more delivery, ending on exactly 100 with New Zealand on 254-4. His fellwo pacer Trent Boult had struck the first blow for New Zealand , picking up the wicket of the unsafe David Warner in the sixth over. En...

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  • Curry leads Warriors to third straight series sweep
Curry leads Warriors to third straight series sweep

The Warriors wrapped up a 4-0 triumph over the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals on Monday, taking their flawless record in the 2017 playoffs to 12-0. I felt more energetic, more needed, more useful to the team , so I ended up feeling better than the way I started. "Somebody I grew up watching, fantastic competitor, even mor...

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  • Angelique Kerber falls to Ekaterina Makarova at 2017 French Open
Angelique Kerber falls to Ekaterina Makarova at 2017 French Open

Anisimova clawed her way back from 4-1 down in the decider but Nara clinched the victory on her first match point when her opponent hit a forehand wide. The expectations are much bigger, especially in the big tournaments and the grand slams. "At the end of the match, it was really tough as I knew she wouldn't give it to me - I had to win it", said ...

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  • Like a knife in my side - Woakes frustrated by tournament-ending injury
Like a knife in my side - Woakes frustrated by tournament-ending injury

He and Hales milked the Bangladesh bowlers for all they were worth, barely breaking sweat in the process, a barrage of ones and twos punctuated by the odd drive, cut or pull to the fence. "But I have been working hard on my bowling and hopefully I will get an opportunity at some stage". 3 battled cramp to anchor a tricky 300-plus run chase, con...

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  • Murray ousts Del Potro
Murray ousts Del Potro

Whoever won that first set had big momentum". "In these conditions, when it's slow and heavy, to be coming back is hard". Nevertheless, after so many weeks of indifferent results and angry on-court performances, Murray seemed in total control as he finished off a 7-6, 7-5, 6-0 demolition of the No29 seed on Court Philippe Chatrier.

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  • Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to coach Game 2
Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to coach Game 2

LeBron James has won a road game in an National Basketball Association record 29 consecutive playoff series and the Cleveland superstar must stretch that streak for the Cavaliers to defend their title. Cavaliers small forward James, 32, made 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to draw level with Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson on ...

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  • Strome sets record with 7 points, Erie beats Saint John 12-5
Strome sets record with 7 points, Erie beats Saint John 12-5

The Otters play host Windsor (2-0) on Wednesday with the victor going straight to the championship game. The WHL Defenseman of the year is still playing with an injured hand, one that required surgery prior to the finals. "They were excellent", Sea Dogs head coach Danny Flynn said of the Otters. Graham Knott and Julius Nattinen each scored twic...

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