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Sri Lanka chase big total to beat India at ICC Champions Trophy

Mathews said he was happy that Sri Lanka's traditional Papare band was present in full force at the Oval yesterday. That brought Kusal Mendis to the crease, and alongside Danushka Gunathilaka , they shared in a game-defining 159-run partnership which set the Sri Lankans up for the huge chase. Read More »

Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

Warriors center Zaza Pachulia could become the first player from the former Soviet republic of Georgia to win an National Basketball Association title. In his postgame interview, he used the word "liberating" to describe the shot, the moment. They face an even taller order now, as no team has ever won a Playoff series (0-126) after being down, 3-0. Read More »

Hicks, Montgomery help lead Yankees past Orioles

With Dylan Bundy set to face Jordan Montgomery in the pitching matchup , the over/under now sits at 9.5 runs. Aaron Hicks #31 of the New York Yankees connets on a 2-run home run in the seventh inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on June 9, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Read More »

Griffins top Crunch, one win from Calder Cup

Game five of the best-of-seven series will be played Saturday night in Syracuse. Neither team had success on the power play, Grand Rapids going 0-for-7 and Syracuse 0-for-5. Renouf scored at 17:48 of the first period, giving the Griffins a 2-0 lead, then added his fourth goal of the playoffs at 10:33 of the second period to extend the lead to 3-0. Read More »

Cancer survivors, caregivers honored at Relay For Life


The event was to continue into Saturday morning. "I don't take any moment for granted", Friesen said. "I'm just so happy to see everyone here having a good time and chilling with their families". "Cancer will never have what we have - courage, hope, determination", Helvick said. The 2017 adult ambassador, Connie McKnight, and 2017 youth ambassador Gabby Colegrove, both of Altoona, carried the torch and led walkers on the first lap around the track to officially commence this year's Relay. Read More »

Will the Golden State Warriors finish off the sweep?


But Durant's three-point dagger over James was precisely the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind when they signed him last July in hopes of avenging their NBA Finals loss to the Cavs past year. "That was liberating right there", Durant said of his dramatic 3-pointer that lifted the Warriors ahead to stay. Next, Durant canned charities to virtually seal the game before Curry closed scoring with two more free throws for the final 118-113 count. Read More »

Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader


Lucie. "Right now we'll be a little careful with Cespedes", he said. Rather than be in position to go to the postseason for the third consecutive season, the Mets came into Friday in fourth place in the NL East at 25-32. Though the 36-year old is hitting just.200 with five homers and 21 RBI, he has been heating up. A club source did not rule out the possibility Cespedes might rejoin the Mets this weekend, but team officials also want to be cautious and may wait until the next homestand, ... Read More »

Smith's focus on England despite Australia pay row


The two sides go head to head at Edgbaston with Australia likely to need a win to make the last four after two washouts. "I've been in a position where I haven't played in Ashes cricket " said Morgan. "It's a very cut-throat tournament with only three pool matches". We always seem to get results here. More than five years since he last played Test cricket, England's one-day worldwide captain therefore reasons that the chance to eliminate Australia at the group stage of this summer's ... Read More »

Patriots get rings, celebrate at Robert Kraft's home


Jostens, a Minnesota-based jewelry and memorabilia company, has crafted Super Bowl rings for more than 30 of the NFL's 51 Super Bowl-winning teams, including the Patriots championship team in 2015. On the inside of the ring reads the words "Greatest Comeback Ever". The bundle of rings is generally valued at approximately $5 million. The collection features multiple price points and items are offered with or without personalization, giving every New England Patriots fan the chance to own a ... Read More »

Nadal out to tame Durchman Haase at French Open


A couple of women who have been playing very well on clay play their first-round matches , too: No. 3 Simona Halep against Jana Cepelova, and No. 5 Elina Svitolina against Yaroslava Shvedova, who is best known for winning a "golden set" - all 24 points - at Wimbledon in 2012. Read More »

17th annual Packers Family Night set for August 5


Following the practice, there will be a giveaway of practice jerseys and fireworks. Tickets are priced at $10 and will go on sale June 28 at 10 a.m. Fans can purchase tickets through Ticketmaster by calling 1-800-745-3000, going to ticketmaster.com or visiting the Packers' ticket office. Between 5:30pm-6 p.m., the Packers take the field for stretching, 7 on 7 drills, and then play a controlled practice. Read More »

Conte defends Moses after FA Cup final dive: He was exhausted!


The Arsenal board will meet on Tuesday to discuss Arsène Wenger's future. "I think we had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards", Wenger said after Arsenal's record 13th success in the competition. "Honestly, I did not see the situation", the Italian said via FourFourTwo . Moses has been outcast under previous Chelsea managers but has resurrected his career under boss Antonio Conte . Read More »

3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic


But he might be having second thoughts after an opening round 74 left him four over par and in grave danger of not being around during the weekend. Former British Open victor Cink birdied three straight holes on his way to a 64, while Colombian Munoz was bogey-free as he chases his first tour win. Read More »

Nadal targets 10th #RG17 title against Wawrinka

The king of clay seemed in a hurry and determined to make a huge statement, as he kept improving throughout the match, winning the final set without a single blemish. It was probably sweeter for Wawrinka because he managed to win despite blowing break leads in the first and third sets. Nadal has dropped only 29 games to reach the final - surpassing his previous best of 35 in 2012 and only two more than Bjorn Borg's record set in 1978. Read More »

Durant heroics power Warriors over Cavs

The Warriors are 15-0 in the post-season and another victory in game four would see them become the first team to go through the play-offs unbeaten. According to ESPN's Zach Lowe , moments after the Warriors lost a gut-wrenching Game 7 to the Cleveland Cavaliers , blowing a 3-1 lead, Green reached out to Warriors GM Bob Myers and told him what he had to do. Read More »

Murray aiming for second French Open final in-a-row


Murray, who arrived in Paris on the back of a woeful claycourt season, said he could take a lot of positives from his run to the semis. "When you play a player like Andy Murray , you know that you can dominate the games, but he's still going to be there". Read More »

3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympics


In addition, the USA hosted the CAMTRI Mixed Relay American Championships in Sarasota, Florida, in 2016. This marks the first addition of an urban team sport to the Olympic schedule. In addition to the mixed 4x100m freestyle and mixed 4x100m medley relays, FINA - swimming's worldwide governing body - has also pitched for the introduction of 50m sprint events for all strokes and genders. Read More »

IOC recommends awarding 2024, 2028 Olympic hosting rights at same time


The membership will vote on the executive board's recommendation during a special meeting at International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne , Switzerland, on July 11 and 12. Both cities remain open to hosting for either 2024 or 2028. In a statement released in May, Los Angeles bid leaders had indicated they were only interested in hosting the 2024 Games. Read More »

Wawrinka edges Murray in five-set classic


Wawrinka, who produced a spellbinding display to beat Novak Djokovic in the 2015 final but lost to Murray in last year's semis, never lost belief though and after winning the a tense fourth-set tiebreak with a rasping forehand victor he surged through the decider against a broken opponent. Read More »

Cavs Fans Heckle Draymond Green's Mother After Finals Game 3

Babers-Green tweeted Thursday that she isn't going to hold a grudge, but just like her son, threw a little shade in the direction of Cleveland fans. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is often the player opposing fans love to hate. At the moment, Steve Kerr was also arguing. No team in the history of the National Basketball Association has come back from that big of a deficit. Read More »

Rinne, Murray have opposite track records

After combining for zero points in Games 3 and 4, Malkin had a goal and an assist and Kessel a goal and two assists. But it wasn't just his fine play that helped the Penguins destroy Nashville by a final of 6-0. In his short National Hockey League career, which began with a Cup win as the unlikely Penguins starter last spring, Murray has demonstrated an ability to rebound from poor performances. Read More »

Kyrie Irving, Cavs Fall To Warriors In Game Three

If Golden State sweeps, JR Sports will roll out new championship gear this weekend. The Cavaliers will try to begin a historic comeback from a 3-0 deficit and avoid starting the summer early when they host the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 on Friday. Read More »

Stephen Curry Says Squat After Kevin Durant's Go-Ahead 3-Pointer Was Spontaneous

The Warriors are a win away from two titles in three years and if Draymond Green wouldn't have been suspended last year this would be their third title in three years. He claimed his 2004 Detroit Pistons-who were, admittedly, a great defensive team-would have beaten the Warriors . With that merging of talent came more scrutiny, more pressure and heightened expectations - all the more reasons Curry has prepared himself to dominate on this platform. Read More »