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Champions Trophy 2017: England Pacer Chris Woakes Ruled Out Of Tournament

In the context of the tournament, that sort of game is much more beneficial to England than if they rolled Bangladesh for 120 then chased them down in 20 overs. A first-class average of 67, with seven centuries from 22 matches, allied to his developing off-spin and electric fielding, marks him out as a youngster worth keeping an eye on. Read More »

Murray roars back to win

At 1-all in the third set - del Potro took the first, then lost the second - there was the startling way Almagro paused at the baseline, placed his hands on his knees and shook his head, then fell backward onto the court. Del Potro is optimistic he will be fit to face Murray, saying: 'I will have two days in order to rest and recover. "I just do what my heart feels, you know?" "We play great battles previous year, one each", said Del Potro. Read More »

Predators frustrated but confidence not shaken


He has five game-winners, and has been the offensive hero in each of the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final. The Predators won 6-3 to advance to the Stanley Cup Championship. But off the opening faceoff of the third period, Guentzel converted the rebound of a Bryan Rust shot to give Pittsburgh a lead it wouldn't relinquish. Read More »

Curry and Durant run hot in game one of NBA Finals

Golden State's four turnovers tied an NBA Finals low. (Kyle Terada/Pool Photo via AP). Curry made a point to do everything necessary for Durant to make a smooth transition incorporating into the offense, even if that meant his own numbers were down a year after his second MVP and another record 402 3-pointers as Golden State topped the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' wins record going 73-9. Read More »

Google marks start of ICC Champions Trophy with doodle you can't resist

The Australians will be playing One-Day Internationals (ODI) after a significant gap, having played four Test matches in India before taking part in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 tournament . Although only five, Mackenzie is a knowledgeable critic of her father and when Taylor was recently going through a poor patch of form she told him: "Dad, I think now you should poke your tongue out if you get to 50". Read More »

What Billy Horschel said after winning the Byron Nelson

Instead, the playoff wrapped up the Nelson's 35th and final tournament in Irving. The event will now move to Trinity Forest Golf Club, a new links-style course in Dallas. His closing 74 put him 4 under and tied for 20th. Horschel had the top putting percentage in the players in the field while world number four Day had made 95 percent of his putts inside five feet this season before missing what appeared to be a routine four-footer to drop the playoff. Read More »

NBA 2K17 Predicts Epic NBA Finals And Winner


Steve has preached from Day 1, if we win the possession game we'll have a chance to win the game". Cleveland went just 23-23 after January 10 and was ranked in the bottom third statistically on defense all season. The teams will meet again in Oakland on Sunday for Game Two of the best-of-seven series. "Some of our lack of communication led to mistakes and led to buckets". Read More »

Ideal postseason 'doesn't matter' to Warriors' Durant

The highly-anticipated meeting between the defending champion Cavaliers and the top-seeded Warriors did not disappoint initially, with sensational dunks by LeBron James and Durant during a see-sawing first quarter. He shot 14 for 26 in his fifth 30-point performance this postseason, receiving a rousing ovation when he sat down for good with 2:16 remaining. Kevin Durant was a force throughout, leading all scorers with 38 points to go along with eight rebounds and eight assists. Read More »

Andy Murray, Simona Halep look to kick on in Paris

In a moving conclusion on Court Two, Del Potro sat next to the stricken, sobbing Almagro , offering him water while patting the head of the inconsolable 31-year-old. "After the match Sevastova's mom turned to me & said, "Well, you guys are still better at hockey". Kei Nishikori of Japan serves during the men's singles second round match against Jeremy Chardy of France on Thursday. Read More »

Nadal's search for 10th French Open off to a win


Nadal , a 14-time Grand slam victor, will meet Dutchman Robin Haase in the second round. "I just say thanks to them for everything that they do for me, and I feel great every time that I have the chance to be back here and to see all of them". Read More »

England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

Both Finn and Roland-Jones featured in England's one-day worldwide defeat by South Africa at Lord's - a match where Woakes was rested as he recovered from a thigh problem. Tamim received excellent support from Mushfiqur Rahim (79) in a third-wicket partnership of 166. 302 Runs added by England's second and third wicket partnerships in this match, their most in an ODI. Read More »

Grand theft taco: Dixon robbed at Taco Bell


You would think that would never happen to us here". Dixon's team boss Chip Ganassi made light of the ordeal on Twitter, saying " There goes that Taco Bell sponsorship we were working on I guess ". Scott Dixon , with wife Emma and daughters Poppy and Tilly. According to the Associated Press , Dixon and Franchitti were robbed in the drivethru lane at the fast-food restaurant located less than a mile from Indianpolis Motor Speedway. Read More »

Tiger Woods' DUI video released by cops


The officers notice that the athlete had fallen asleep behind the wheel, so they asked him to perform a field sobriety test , hence the footage we're talking about. When asked if he understood the Romberg alphabet test (reciting the alphabet without singing or rhyming), Tiger responded, "Yes, recite entire national anthem backwards". Read More »

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo: I enjoy watching Lionel Messi play


Even without Bale, Madrid won La Liga for the first time in five years last weekend with Isco's form in the final weeks of the season instrumental to their success. LeBron James trailed behind Ronaldo for the No. 1 ranking, having to settle for second best in consecutive years. I just don't like it. Sometimes we don't have it. Read More »

Cavaliers vs. Warriors Game 1

Golden State had 11 first-half dunks in all, the most of any team in any Finals half in 20 years. A year ago the Cavaliers made the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history, rallying from 3-1 down to take the title. "Are you kidding me?" Durant was the story, setting the early tone and then finishing up with a solid fourth quarter with a team-high eight points in the final frame to quash any thoughts of a Cleveland comeback. Read More »

Warriors take Game 1 of NBA Finals

Despite those lopsided numbers, the Cavs were down only eight, 60-52, in a building in which they know they can win. Golden State cruised through the playoffs and was in the driver's seat in the Finals. And he is doing it often. The Warriors never trailed after the game's first eight minutes and led by as many as 10 in the first half before running away in the third quarter. Read More »

Kisner wins Colonial golf by one shot

It is on the second time in 12 years for the 54-hole leader at Colonial to have more than a one-stroke advantage. Graveman, 26, was scratched from his scheduled start Friday night at Yankee Stadium, the second time his pitching shoulder has flared up this year. Read More »

LeBron, Lue praise Warriors after Cavs routed


Durant dominated early with dunks when the Cavs tried to silence 3-point sharpshooters, only to have Curry catch fire in a 13-0 run that opened the second half and put Cleveland down double digits for good. "I think they're the prohibitive favorite", ABC analyst Jeff Van Gundy said. He received plenty of support from Stephen Curry , who scored 28 points and hit six three-pointers on a night when Cleveland struggled badly in all phases of their game. Read More »

Woods found asleep in auto before DUI arrest, per police

Woods told police he takes several prescription medications, according to the report. A MADD spokesperson told TMZ Tuesday, "There are no excuses to drive under the influence of any impairing substance, whether its [sic] alcohol or any legal or illegal impairing drugs". Read More »

Warriors Will Get Their Revenge

Both teams have plenty of rest for the NBA Finals. Take out parity and the constant need to feign sympathy towards teams lesser talented and less smartly created. He was a solid 10-for-18 in he first half, finishing up 14-for-26 for 38 points along with eight assists and eight rebounds. Kevin Love grabbed a 21 rebounds to complement 15 points, and Kyrie Irving had 24 points for Cleveland, which was held to 34.9 percent shooting. Read More »

Djokovic names Agassi as coach after losing Rome final


The 20-year-old Zverev became the youngest player to win a Masters 1000 event since Djokovic won in Miami a decade ago at 19. "I could not imagine top 10 by the age of 20", Zverev told reporters. Overall, Djokovic had 27 unforced errors to 14 for Zverev, who also had 16 winners to the Serb's 11. "You are definitely on a great path". You know, on the court he understands the game amazingly well. Read More »