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Champions Trophy | England v/s Bangladesh: Jason Roy to open for hosts


This was also the sixth time Root and Morgan had an partnership above hundred - which is the maximum amount for a pair. Root had treatment soon after his mishap and appeared to take painkillers. Yet despite that confidence boost, the opening batsman could not improve his recent sequence: he has now passed 20 only once in his last nine innings for England . Read More »

It's time for another Warriors-Cavs rematch

On the eve of the NBA Finals , a highly anticipated rubber match between his Cavs and the Golden State Warriors , some knucklehead made a decision to scrawl the N-word across the gate of James' Los Angeles mansion. "My motivation is to be great, put my teammates in a position where they can compete for a championship, live out dreams". Warriors forward Draymond Green , who was kept out of game five a year ago due to technical fouls, has since said he wants to annihilate the Cavs. Read More »

Argentina begins new era under coach Sampaoli


I dream of building a strong squad. Jorge Sampaoli has officially left Sevilla to become the new manager of Argentina. "It's a boost for us to see how excited he is with this new stage (for Argentina)", Sampaoli told reporters. "There are some very good teams trying to do the same thing as us", added Sampaoli. Jorge Sampaoli has taken over as Argentina coach and faces the challenge of bringing out the best in superstar Lionel Messi for his national team and restoring the confidence of ... Read More »

Markelle Fultz And Celtics Have Been Talking

After the Sixers won the third pick in the NBA Draft , I started agonizing over it like I'm the one who has to make the selection. If the Celtics think that Isaiah Thomas is the point guard of the future and with already a talented groups of guards in Avery Bradley, Marcus Smart, and Terry Rozier, they might not think Fultz is their guy. Read More »

Hometown heartbreak for Kell Brook as Errol Spence claims welterweight title

Kell Brook is checked over by the medical team after his IBF Welterweight World Championship bout Errol Spence at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. (22-0, 19 KOs) became the second member of the 2012 U.S. When Brook chose to go down for the second time, it was without taking a punch, with his left eye swollen shut. "There were many things going through my mind but I remember thinking I live to fight another day". Read More »

Dinesh Karthik : I feel ready for Champions Trophy

For all the anticipation surrounding their latest clash, Azhar told reporters at Edgbaston on Wednesday, "It's just another game". "I think I always enjoyed playing against Pakistan , but it is very important to respect whatever the government's decision is because it is beyond sport at the moment", Laxman said. Read More »

House panel advances Senate-approved budget


Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Mike Madigan. Protesters pushing for plans to close so-called corporate tax loopholes and tax the wealthy at higher rates disrupted proceedings at the state Capitol. Social service organizations that have contracts with the state, and the low-income populations they serve, are likely to suffer the most, the New York Times reported. Read More »

America's Cup - Umpires admit error in controversial win for Kiwis


The Chief Umpire for the America's Cup says that on review a wrong call was made to penalise the Swedish Challenger America's Cup Race Management (ACRM), the independent organization that oversees the sporting and competitive rules of the America's Cup, has announced its perspective on the contentious penalty given to Artemis Racing in race 14 of the first Round Robin stage of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers . Read More »

England expect to end drought in Champions Trophy


In the meantime England will be reviewing their options for injury replacements, with Middlesex seamer Toby Roland-Jones the most likely to receive a call-up after his encouraging worldwide debut against South Africa at Lord's last Monday. Read More »

Steve Johnson Breaks Down In Tears After Emotional Win At French Open


He may never win a grand slam - or even get to the second week - but Olivo now has memories of his stint on one of tennis' most famous arenas to last a lifetime. The 25th-seed, who recently lost his father Steve Johnson Sr., had trouble containing his raw emotion after saving two set points in the fourth-set tiebreak to beat Borna Coric 6-2, 7-6 (8), 3-6, 7-6 (6). Read More »

Lee, Kisner lead logjam at top of Colonial leaderboard

Kisner shot a 4-under 66 to finish at 10-under 270, including a clutch par save on the 18th hole after a wayward tee shot and an approach that was off the back side of the green and well below the hole. 16 while Lee birdied 17. Spieth, who had missed consecutive cuts at The Players Championship and the AT&T Byron Nelson , was trying to become the only player other than Ben Hogan to win consecutive Colonials. Read More »

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

The Mets also reportedly said that the person donning the Mr. Met costume Wednesday night will not wear it again. Despite breaking character in a delightful way, Mr. NY had been trying to stretch a winning streak to four for the first time early April. But social media users took a different stance, asking the mascot be given a raise. Read More »

Watch Full Dash Cam Footage From Tiger Woods' DUI Arrest

Arrested as a suspected drunken driver, the golf legend blew a.000 on two Breathalyzer tests and later blamed the incident on an unexpected reaction to prescription medication. "They have to be very measured in terms of their response to their relation with him", said David Carter, professor of sports business at the University of Southern California's Marshal School of Business. Read More »

Tamim century lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 against England

That plan, though, proved to be the right one, as Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar switched gears, effortlessly and brilliantly once the first Powerplay was done. "He [Bairstow] misses out unfortunately", added Morgan. Hales looked certain for a century but after hitting Sabbir Ahmed for six, he tried to do the same to the next delivery, and was caught in the deep on the leg side. Read More »

5 talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour

However, All Blacks number eight Alex Wyllie, who was himself on the end of a haymaker from Lions prop Ray McLoughlin, dismissed it all as "just a bit of biff". Kieran Reid leads the Haka prior to kickoff between Ireland and New Zealand at Soldier Field . Injuries, sometimes brutal opponents, partial refereeing and the sheer exhaustion of three months or more on the road all took their toll, but the success of the Lions has mostly fairly reflected the balance of power in the game. Read More »

Cavs the champs but Warriors favored in the NBA Finals

It's tough to say we didn't expect it, but we knew that they'd be right there. So finally, some drama. But is it? Do we really not know what is going to happen? His numbers are lower than last year's averages during this postseason, and with all do respect, I think he's in a bit of a funk; which has me thinking that he may be less of a threat for the Cavs on defense. Read More »

KKR captain Gambhir credits bowlers for 'brilliant' win over SRH


While both teams will be geared up to join the Supergiant on Sunday, weather conditions will be key to today's clash as rain threat looms large in the South Indian city. SRH fans rue that since it was just a 6-over game, KKR won it easily. Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians will now meet in the playoff on Friday at the same venue with the victor going through to the final against Rising Pune Supergiant on Sunday in Hyderabad. Read More »

Nadal, Djokovic march on as Muguruza survives at French Open

Shortly after Djokovic disposed of Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 on Court Suzanne Lenglen , Nadal beat Robin Haase by the exact same scoreline on Court Philippe Chatrier . Nadal and Basilashvili will meet Friday at 5:00 a.m. ET. The French Open marks the beginning of a new era for Djokovic. However, Andy is going through a awful moment in his career and is unlikely to see him reaching the later stages in Roland Garros . Read More »

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty

Predictably, Mets manager Terry Collins was thrown out after an impressive argument. Anderson reached base on the gaffe but Eric Sogard then grounded into a double play to end the inning. Hernan Perez had three hits and an RBI for the Brewers, who also received two hits and an RBI from Nick Franklin. "If it was directed towards other fans or others' actions I am not sure, but I did not say or do anything to provoke Mr. Read More »

Reading Miss Out On Premier League

It was the second consecutive shoot-out for Huddersfield after they beat Sheffield Wednesday on penalties in the semi-finals. Reading manager Jaap Stam, who helped the club to third position in his first season in charge, felt his players did all they could to stand up to the pressure in the shoot-out. Read More »

Roberto Mancini to coach Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg


Mancini, who in 2012 led Manchester City to their first English title in 44 years, parted ways with Inter last summer after two seasons as head coach, ending his second stint as manager of the Serie A side. Zenit wasted no time, appointing the 52-year-old Italian less than a week after sacking Mircea Lucescu . Bernd Schuster, who lifted the 2007/08 La Liga trophy with Los Blancos, and Frank Rijkaard, who won five titles during his time at Barcelona, are two ex-players turned coaches who ... Read More »

Cavs-Warriors trilogy picks up where it left off

Obviously, the Warriors will look to Kevin Durant as one of their main offensive weapons. So this final is not only going to be about James vs Curry but also about in-form Love vs Durant, which could make the finals utter interesting. Read More »

Pittsburgh takes 2-0 lead in Stanley Cup


It's not that they don't throw punches; it's not that they don't have knockout power. "The way we responded was typical Nashville Predators ". I believe all of them were odd. Laviolette is famously secretive, of course, so it might mean nothing. Reporter: "From an X's and O's standpoint, what was it you guys did in Game 1 that stopped Pittsburgh from getting shots for so long?" Ninety percent of teams with that advantage have gone on to win the Cup. Read More »

Cavs vs Warriors - Position-by-position matchups

Back in October 2016, at the start of the current National Basketball Association season, 2K predicted that the Cavs and Warriors would reach the Finals , with the Cavs winning the Finals in seven games. The Cavs look for and find mismatches and exploit them to the fullest. "We have to have great floor balance because this team is unsafe in transition". Read More »