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Author: 0 Champions Trophy Tamim shines, but Australia take charge in competition

The Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method was applied in the rain-affected match and while chasing 289 runs in 41 overs under D/L, Pakistan got bowled out for just 164 runs, falling short of 124 runs. But after the covers came on they remained there until the match was finally abandoned 40 minutes before the scheduled close of play time of 9:59pm (8:59am NZT).

Author: 0 James, Irving leading the way, Cavs lead 108-107

The 2017 Warriors come into Game 3 Wednesday night with a healthy Curry, a more stable Green, Kevin Durant at small forward and, above all, a rock that has lingered in their collective gut since last June, when they infamously became the first team to lose a 3-1 lead in The Finals.

Author: 0 Knee injury ends Kapugedera's Champions Trophy campaign

South Africa next play India in a blockbuster clash at The Oval on Sunday, before Pakistan and Sri Lanka round out the group stage the following day in Cardiff. "If people react to it differently, then it becomes an issue, but if everyone is supportive of it, then you have no issues at all", Kohli said. However, the possibility of a total washout does not look very likely.

Sport Oil prices slide over worries Middle East rift will undermine output cuts
Author: 0 Oil prices slide over worries Middle East rift will undermine output cuts

OPEC announced that its member nations have agreed to extend the current production cut for another nine months. Starting with the first question, Shale 2.0 means that OPEC is now up against a very competitive USA industry where producers can survive for longer despite low oil prices , which can even be below the threshold needed to balance and sustain many OPEC members' fiscal budgets.

Author: 0 Champions League glory a huge step for Madrid youngster Asensio

A player of his calibre would definitely not want to just make cameos and being just 25-years old, he should be playing every game at this point in his career. CRISTIANO RONALDO is still in party-mode following Real Madrid's Champions League triumph over Juventus on Saturday. The 27-year-old has had a hard season at the Bernabeu this season following a number of injuries, and has had a battle to be fit in time for the Champions League final in his home city of Cardiff .

Author: 0 Stephen Curry got away with a double dribble against LeBron James

The key one came late in the third quarter after Cleveland cut the deficit to four points. A close game throughout, Cleveland took control for most of the second half behind some inspired play by their Big 3. "My confidence has never dwindled, lacked, chipped, nothing". Expect the Golden State Warriors to win the series and take home the trophy, but not in a sweep, and arguments about best team ever will be forever.

Sport Lions must halt 'monster' Sonny Bill, says Webb
Author: 0 Lions must halt 'monster' Sonny Bill, says Webb

A late try and conversion from Ihaia West secured a memorable win for Auckland Blues as the British and Irish Lions suffered a loss in the second match of their New Zealand Tour series. They'll only get better and better. "I don't think there will be a lot of difference between some Super Rugby sides and the All Blacks". The Lions' next match is against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday.

Author: 0 Red Sox P Rodriguez (knee) to 10-day DL

Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles in the third of the four-game series tonight. Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez runs home after hitting a two-run home run against the Baltimore Orioles in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Baltimore .

Sport Margaret Court Arena renamed on Google maps
Author: 0 Margaret Court Arena renamed on Google maps

However, if you search "Richmond, Victoria" and zoom it, the arena shows up as Evonne Goolagong Arena . Tennis players including Casey Dellacqua and Martina Navratilova have criticised Court's views, and there are suggestions that players could boycott the arena at next year's Australian Open.

Author: 0 Oklahoma college football legend abruptly retiring

On Wednesday, sources confirmed to NewsChannel 4 that University of Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops is planning to retire. "I understand there has been some speculation about my health". The Sooners broke a season record for passing efficiency at 193.79 with Riley as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Riley interviewed with Houston last winter and recently signed an extension with the school.

Sport Farmer shines again for Tigers in 4-0 win over Angels
Author: 0 Farmer shines again for Tigers in 4-0 win over Angels

In his sole career start against the Angels in may, he gave up two earned runs on seven hits and two walks over 5 2/3 innings, picking a no-decision. After downing the White Sox in the first two games of their series at Comerica Park, Tigers captured the series finale with a 7-4 walk-off win on Sunday.

Author: 0 Buttler says England will be fired up for Australia

EOIN MORGAN was grateful to England's "brilliant" bowling attack after the hosts' 87-run win over New Zealand ensured they will qualify for the Champions Trophy semi-finals as Group A table-toppers. Morgan, who has previously backed Roy to remain in the England side throughout the tournament, said: "It doesn't change very much". Joe Root 's 64 and an unbeaten 61 from Jos Buttler guided England to a total of 310 all out in Cardiff .

Author: 0 Amla, Tahir propel Proteas to big win

Preview: Sri Lanka face a nervous wait to discover if captain Angelo Mathews will be fit for their Champions Trophy one-day worldwide opener against South Africa on Saturday. Chris Morris chipped in with two wickets while and Morne Morkel and Kagiso Rabada taking a wicket each. He also said that the loss of captain Angelo Mathews before the start of the match itself was a big blow for the team.

Sport Man Utd´s Europa League title gave Manchester a lift - Ferguson
Author: 0 Man Utd´s Europa League title gave Manchester a lift - Ferguson

Juan Mata's corner from the right was headed down by Chris Smalling and with his back to goal, Mkhitaryan held off Joel Veltman to flick the bouncing ball past Onana and claim his sixth goal in the competition. Manchester weren't great, but Mourinho has a finals pedigree. Where will Rooney be playing football next season? Qualification for the Champions League ensures United do not suffer a £23 million penalty clause in their Adidas contract.

Author: 0 England reaches Champions Trophy Semis

In the first innings, after being put to bat by the Kiwis, half-centuries from Alex Hales (56), Root (64) and Buttler (61) helped England to a respectable 310 all out in 49.3 overs. They seem to produce limited overs cricketers at will. With a slow over rate against England leading to some lighter wallets, Hesson said he had spoken to Williamson about having "a few too many discussions" at the top of the bowler's mark.

Sport Sam Sumyk: 'French crowd is pathetic, no class'
Author: 0 Sam Sumyk: 'French crowd is pathetic, no class'

Roland Garros will have a first-time women's singles champion following the dethroning of Spain's Garbine Muguruza . Between the setbacks and the nerves and the inconsistent form, Muguruza is confrontational, a fighter, an aggressor... Mladenovic won 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. Rafael Nadal eased into his record-equaling 11th quarterfinal at the French Open by swatting aside Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday.

Author: 0 We will be ready for England game, says Smith

Starc rocketed back to form after a lacklustre first-up effort against New Zealand , scorching the Bangladesh tail-end with searing pace and accuracy and re-discovering his pinpoint yorker to take four wickets in just nine balls. Starc spearheaded the Australian bowling attack with figures of 4/29 in 8.3 overs. Adam Zampa's wicket-taking ability is of little doubt. Bangladesh , who had to avoid defeat to keep alive any hopes of qualification from Group A, were skittled for 182 but ...

Author: 0 Virat Kohli Sole Indian In Forbes List Of Highest Paid Athletes

He was compared with all-time great Sachin Tendulkar by Forbes . He earned $88m (£60.6m) from salary, bonuses and endorsements a year ago. Among the 100, woman tennis star Serena Williams , comes at the 51 spot with $27 million, the lone female athlete to figure in the Forbes Top 100 Athletes list 2017.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods DUI Arrest Video Shows Stumbling, Star Blames Medication Mix

Police say Tiger Woods was asleep at the wheel but had no alcohol in his system when officers spotted his vehicle stopped along a Florida road. The star was tested using a breathalizer, showing no signs of alcohol in his blood. Woods also said in the post that his long-term prognosis for returning to professional golf is positive but that he won't be able to twist his back for another two to three months.

Sport Huskies looking to surprise field at NCAA Championships
Author: 0 Huskies looking to surprise field at NCAA Championships

Florida junior KeAndre Bates (8.15m-w), who was third at the 2016 NCAA Championships, Texas A&M junior Will Williams (8.09m) and Florida freshman Grant Holloway (8.04m-w) are the front-runners. "It was an wonderful performance and we're very excited for him". "That was the difference-maker in executing as precise as the pole vault is", Ludwig said.

Author: 0 Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator

With Boston struggling against left-handers of late, NY is a great low-priced buy tonight at home. On a night of brilliant pitching, Sabathia also made a nice defensive play in the fifth inning when he displayed impressive reflexes in catching a Jackie Bradley Jr.

Author: 0 Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5

It takes four victories to raise the greatest prize in hockey and now this series is a best of three. "I mean, I thought we had a lot of chances last game". Filip Forsberg , the most risky Predator and someone who also notched 31 this season, also landed only his first of the final in Game 4 and it came into an empty net.

Sport Durant, Curry spark Warriors win, record win streak at 14
Author: 0 Durant, Curry spark Warriors win, record win streak at 14

Draymond Green had 12 points, six rebounds and six assists playing all game in foul trouble and Shaun Livingston scored 10 off the bench. "We talked about it since The Finals last year that the last season was a very unique year, for a lot of different reasons, and we learned a lot", Curry said.

Author: 0 Why the French Open champion broke down in tears

But it could also be the crafty, cerebral Bacsinszky, who she'll face in the quarterfinals. Her best French Open showing was in 2002 when she lost to her sister Serena in the final. Muguruza, who broke into tears at the postgame press conference, said she felt a little uncomfortable with how crowds behaved in the match, as she waved her forefinger when she left the court.

Sport Pakistan's injured Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan's injured Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy

The Hindu headlined with " India knocks the stuffing out of Pakistan ", and said the recent cricketing rivalry between the two neighbours was "anything but competitive". "It's a significant victory for the Indian team". Rohit was fortunate when, on 21, he edged Amir just beyond a diving Azhar Ali at slip for four.

Sport Meltdown of the year? I was expecting it, says Svitolina
Author: 0 Meltdown of the year? I was expecting it, says Svitolina

It's a good tournament for me, and it's, like, awesome how I won today, how I played against Carla. Romanian third seed Halep trailed by a set and 5-1 against the hard-hitting fifth seed but somehow dug herself out of a hole before storming to victory to set up a semi-final against Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova .

Author: 0 Angelo Mathews says no pressure on underdogs Sri Lanka

Having crushed arch rivals Pakistan , India must avoid a let-down on Thursday and Kohli is confident they will be able to play with the same intensity at The Oval. Against India , the island nation has lost 14 of its previous 17 encounters. But the most reliable method to live stream the match in the United States is to use the week-long free trial of Sling TV's International Sports Package, which includes Willow TV and the India vs.

Sport Golden State Warriors and Cavaliers headed to Cleveland for NBA Finals
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors and Cavaliers headed to Cleveland for NBA Finals

Golden State charged within two triumphs of becoming the first unbeaten NBA playoff champions on Sunday by routing reigning trophy-holders Cleveland 132-113 to seize command of the NBA Finals . "It's fresh in our minds". "But they're a team you cannot - you can't let them go on runs". Unfortunately for the network, the Warriors haven't lost in the playoffs yet.

Author: 0 Murray ready for Khachanov test

Surround sound came to Court Philippe Chatrier today. An appreciative and enthusiastic crowd chanted "Delpo!" Murray withstood a barrage of baseline blows to save set points at 5-3 and with del Potro serving for the opener at 5-4. A daring drop shot from the Scot brought him two set points at 6-4. Murray was not, and he smiled mischievously as he described del Potro's "very manly grunt".

Author: 0 Murray beats Khachanov in straight sets

Svitolina reached the quarterfinals for the second time , ending the dream run of World No. 290 Petra Martic with a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 win. "Pretty much everyone he's worked with, he's helped them a lot". Murray had never before played the unseeded Russian. 'I think he's a very good umpire. "I have hit the ball cleaner and started to see the right shots at the right moments", said Murray, who became the 15th man with 650 tour-level match victories and has a.782 career winning percentage.

Author: 0 New South Wales beat Queensland in State of Origin opener

Fifita's one-handed offload under the attempts at tackle from Gillett and Dylan Napa in the seventh minute gave James Maloney a one-on-one with Darius Boyd that ended with the Blues five-eighth scoring under the posts for a 6-0 lead and it wasn't until Fifita returned after an HIA assessment late in the half that the Blues scored again.

Author: 0 Chris Tillman: Tillman allows five runs in loss to Red Sox

Jose Altuve also had three hits for Houston, including a key solo homer to lead off the ninth. Sanchez's second homer saw him become the first player in Major League Baseball history with four multi-homer games as a catcher this early into his career (82nd game).

Sport Australia v New Zealand Champions Trophy match abandoned due to rain
Author: 0 Australia v New Zealand Champions Trophy match abandoned due to rain

They were chasing a revised 235 in 33 overs, New Zealand having made 291 all out after Kane Williamson's 100 provided a beacon of batsmanship on an otherwise frantic day of strokeplay. The result leaves both teams on one point behind England who have two after beating Bangladesh. As soon as Henriques was out though, New Zealand's charge was halted as the rain returned.

Author: 0 Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract

It has been way too long since they won the league. The Granada manager said that he can understand the fans' frustration and admits he doesn't see the club heading in the right direction in the coming years. "I think that's ludicrous". It's hard because you want to respond to the demands of all the people who love this club. "As an Arsenal fan, and as a guy who had Arsene as a coach and have maximum respect for him, I'm happy to see him at the club".

Sport South Carolina AD begins search to replace baseball coach
Author: 0 South Carolina AD begins search to replace baseball coach

University of SC baseball head coach Chad Holbrook has submitted his resignation after five years at the helm of the Gamecock program - saying the time has come for him to "pursue other opportunities". "If those are the numbers in baseball that we're dealing with based on experience and their resume, then I can tell you that's a possibility". However, Tanner noted that Meyers nor any other current assistant on the USC staff will be considered for the head coaching job.

Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas threatens to quit Chelsea after the FA Cup defeat

Oxlade-Chamberlain added: "When I look around that dressing room and training with the boys week-in, week-out, when we put in awesome performances then I know we are capable of that". Asked at the end of his Monday press conference whether there is a presentation at the board meeting, Wenger responded: "The best presentation, watch the game and there can be no doubt".

Sport Thiem tames Djokovic to reach French Open semis
Author: 0 Thiem tames Djokovic to reach French Open semis

World number 290 and qualifier Petra Martic reached the last 16 with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Latvian 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova. But Djokovic has shown his toughness in Paris and he has navigated a tricky draw of accomplished clay-courters-Marcel Granollers, Joao Sousa , Diego Schwartzman and Ramos-Vinolas-and passed every test, including coming back from two sets to one to defeat Diego Schwartzman in the third round.

Author: 0 Chelsea's Eden Hazard fractures ankle on worldwide duty

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has suffered the worst possible start to his summer after fracturing an ankle while on worldwide duty with Belgium . The news will be a huge blow for Chelsea manager Antonio Conte after Hazard ended the 2016/17 campaign with 16 Premier League goals - his best return since moving to England in 2012.

Author: 0 Nadal romps into 11th French Open quarters

Second seed Karolina Pliskova advanced to round four with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Germany's Carina Witthoeft. "And yet I fully respect each opponent and I respect the tournament itself, and each situation, as well". I'm very happy to be in the quarters of the French once again. Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki returned to the French Open quarterfinals for the first time since 2010, eliminating 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.

Author: 0 Play starts in women's quarterfinals in Paris

He also lost his No. 1 ranking to Andy Murray . After losing to Stan Wawrinka in the US Open final he suffered a second-round defeat at the Australian Open to 117th-ranked Denis Istomin . "Just pretty bad set". By the end of the match, he wound up with almost twice as many unforced errors, 35, as winners, 18. "More or less, all the parts of my game are kind of going up and down.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal edges closer to 10th French Open title

Fighting for a potential semi-final showdown with Rafael Nadal , Djokovic offered a stunningly lacklustre performance against the young Austrian, falling to a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-0 defeat. Same for Elina Svitolina and Karolina Pliskova. "I'm not the only one", Djokovic said , with more than a hint of resignation. Pliskova beat Caroline Garcia 7-6 (3), 6-4.

Author: 0 '16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

Obviously it's not an easy decision to make, but I see how I'll feel after Roland Garros and then decide what to do next". This is while new situation for me, not winning any big tournaments, so it's not something that has never happened for any other player.

Sport Brits retire from America's Cup trials race with damage
Author: 0 Brits retire from America's Cup trials race with damage

The Kiwis, who comfortably won the opener to take a 3-0 lead, flipped over in spectacular fashion before the start of the race after an error by Peter Burling, the teams helmsman. It was, Sir Ben Ainslie said, the most incredible day of sailing he had experienced in his life. Conditions on Bermuda's Great Sound were ideal for the high-octane sailing boats following disappointment on Sunday when racing was postponed due to a lack of wind.

Author: 0 Lack of wind delays America's Cup Challenger semi-finals

Both crews reached speeds of more than 40 knots as they screeched around the natural race course, with the New Zealand team putting their revolutionary "cycling" sailors to work to provide the power needed to drive the boat's hydraulics. The Swedes (5-5) will start favourites to be the Japanese (3-7), with the semi- final winners squaring off in a final to determine which syndicate then challenges Team USA for the Auld Mug.

Sport Walker won't commit future to Tottenham
Author: 0 Walker won't commit future to Tottenham

Pep Guardiola wants a new right back after allowing Pablo Zabaleta and Bacary Sagna to leave. Both right-backs are in Gareth Southgate's squad for Saturday's World Cup Qualifier against Scotland and competing to be first-choice after being rotated by Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino at the end of last season.

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