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India dismiss South Africa for 191 in Champions trophy


Indian captain Virat Kohli said, June 4, he "felt like a club batter" when teammate Yuvraj Singh was in full flow during the ICC Champions Trophy match against Pakistan in Birmingham, U.K. While India will want to correct course swiftly, Kohli seems wary of knee-jerk reactions to one defeat where, as he pointed out, the opposition batted rather well. Read More »

Durant put the Dubs up 3-0 with Tremendous 4th Quarter


Or how about Jordan passing to a wide-open Kerr for his game-winning foul-line shot in Game 6 of the 1997 NBA Finals? And beyond those accomplishments, he moved the Warriors to the brink of the unthinkable: a ideal postseason. So who will be proven correct when it's all said and done? But I wouldn't wager the milk cows on Cleveland right now if I were you. "The example I would probably give you would be like Miami with Wade and LeBron", Kerr said to reporters on Tuesday. Read More »

Cavaliers, Warriors Reportedly Won't Face Discipline for Game 4 Incidents

Meanwhile, the Warriors are 1-7 ATS in their last eight games following a loss of more than 10 points, 5-0 ATS in their last five games playing on two days' rest and 23-7-1 ATS in their last 31 games overall. Wait until they hear what Draymond Green - who drew a loud reaction when he was seemingly ejected (but actually wasn't ) from the Cavaliers' Game 4 victory Friday - said in his latest interview. Read More »

Brilliant India skittle out South Africa for 191

The match assumed significance as the victor of the match will be ensured a place in the semi-finals. It will be a do-or-die affair for both Pakistan and Sri Lanka when they lock horns in a Group B Champions Trophy tie at the Sophia Gardens here on Monday. Read More »

This was our best game so far, says Kohli

Kohli's side have to win their final Group B fixture at The Oval to avoid an embarrassing exit from a tournament they went into as holders and title favourites. We like that pitch. "But there's always room for improvement. We can't rest on your laurels". South Africa's innings ended in another mix-up which saw Imran Tahir run out in the 45th over to leave India a modest target of 192 to reach the final four. Read More »

Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka

His uncle, Toni Nadal, was crying when interviewed on French television and struggled to answer questions due to emotion, wiping his eyes with his hands before composing himself. It was the Swiss player's 17th unforced error. "But I did in the past, so we will see what's going to happen on Sunday". Fourth-seeded Rafael Nadal of Spain is facing No. Read More »

Finn replaces injured Woakes in England team

The 28-year-old posted bowling figures of 0-35, having contributed three runs in the seven-wicket defeat to the Proteas. England , who came into the tournament at the back of a series win against South Africa, were expected to overhaul the target comfortably at the Kennington Oval. Read More »

Man United have reportedly agreed a deal with Alvaro Morata

Negotiations with Madrid have taken place this week, with United's first offer of €60m (£52.3m) turned down. Despite spending more time on the bench, Morata has scored 20 goals for Real in all competitions. Madrid are reported to have suggested £78 million as a compromise and now that United know Morata is keen a compromise could be reached. Álvaro Morata is a 24 year old footballer who plays as a Striker for Real Madrid . Read More »

Rangers: Daniel Candeias joins from Benfica to become Pedro Caixinha's fifth signing


Rangers complete the signing of winger Daniel Candeias from Benfica on a two-year deal. "The coach knows me really well", Candeias told Rangers TV after his move was confirmed on Sunday. "I know about the pressures here and I am expecting that, I'm not concerned about it because I have played for a lot of other good teams". " Rangers is a club that everyone knows worldwide and I know it is the club with the most titles in Scotland ". Read More »

Penguins dominate Predators for 3-2 series lead

Pittsburgh Penguins' Olli Maatta grabs his nose after being hit there by a Nashville Predators' stick during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Sissons was given a match penalty, triggering the review. Rinne has stopped just 34 of the 45 pucks that have come his way during seven forgettable periods at PPG Paints Arena. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton: Ferrari fight bringing best out of Mercedes

While the gap to Ferrari may be marginal, Wolff said that the gulf at the end of qualifying proved the quality of Hamilton and what he is capable of when the stars align. The sixty-fifth pole position of Hamilton's career saw him match the number of poles that his idol Ayrton Senna took during his own career, and the Briton was gifted a race-worn helmet of the Brazilian from his family during the post-qualifying interviews, and he was visibly shaking as he accepted the awesome gift. Read More »

Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic released by Manchester United


The 35-year-old joined United on a year-long contract from Paris St Germain before the 2016-17 campaign and was vital to their League Cup and Europa League triumphs. "He can be a valuable asset for some other top clubs also". The striker scored 20 goals for Los Blancos last season, his first since returning from Juventus, but started just 19 of his 43 appearances . Read More »

Rangers set to complete swoop for midfielder Carlos Pena


Mexico forward Eduardo Herrera has also been spotted arriving in Scotland, while his fellow global Carlos Pena is set to sign for the club this week. Mexican global midfielder Carlos Pena , 27, is also awaiting a work permit ahead of sealing his proposed £2.5m move from Chivas Guadalajara on a three-year deal. Read More »

Team NZ crush British in becalmed Bermuda

They can at least take some solace from the fact that they'll be facing a Land Rover BAR side that won just four of their qualification races so far, the least of the remaining four teams. With lighter winds predicted over the next few days, each team will have to be at their sharpest to prevail in what will be a compelling series of races. Read More »

Champions Trophy: India bowl Proteas out for paltry 191


The Indian team and Kohli, in particular, will be keen to ensure that South Africa are continued to be known as "chokers". The fourth and fifth run outs by India in this tournament sent a shiver through the South Africans that they couldn't shake off. Read More »

Hazard: 'Of course I would consider a Real Madrid offer'


Chelsea's influential No.10 has suffered a serious injury while on worldwide duty. Hazard picked up the injury in training with Belgium in Tubize on Sunday. Real Madrid are crowned Champions League winners. "I am feeling very well at Chelsea ". " Of course I would consider it if Madrid made an offer ", said Hazard, who only last week pledged his loyalty to the Blues in an interview with The Straits Times . Read More »

Sidney Crosby 'dribbles' PK Subban's head on ice, throws things from bench

This series is not over yet. "Nashville is ready for all the energy that is going on down here". Pittsburgh has a tough fight ahead, and they need to do something they haven't done yet, win in Nashville. Crosby then started hitting Subban in the head repeatedly, eventually drawing a roughing penalty while Subban - who quipped that Crosby was complaining about Subban's bad breath during a Game 3 exchange - went off for holding. Read More »

Pakistan and Sri Lanka set for Champions 'quarter-final'


They met 12 times in ICC events, which resulted in India's victory 8 times. Quinton de Kock's 53 gives South Africa hope of pinning India back but there were failures for skipper AB de Villiers (16) and David Miller (one) as the pair both contrived to be run-out. Read More »

Chris Sutton reacts to Harry Kane's performance against Scotland

Harry Kane says the insane end to England's 2-2 draw with Scotland showed the team's spirit after his late equaliser rescued a point in injury time. It was important we had those conversations. Gary Neville, on pundit duties for Sky, faulted Hart's positioning for the Griffiths free-kicks but the Manchester City keeper, who has spent the season on loan at Torino and appears destined to leave the Etihad Stadium this summer, was spared public condemnation by his manager. Read More »

Anti-Islamic law, Muslim demonstrators gather in CT

While people came and went from both groups, at noontime dozens of anti-Shariah protesters faced scores of counter-demonstrators across the street. At about 10 a.m. "We're anti-Sharia. We're anti-radicals", she said. "Laws are amenable to change". The two sides squared off in Foley Square, where ACT for America, a lobbying organization opposed to Muslim immigration, organized a " March against Sharia " - part of a series of nationwide marches the group organized Saturday. Read More »

Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus out with broken eye socket


He was stretchered off and was transferred to a local hospital after the match as a precaution. Brazil officials initially claimed that no fracture had been found. While no timetable has emerged for his recovery, it s understood that Man City have been contacted by CBF doctor Rodrigo Lasmar and the national team technical coordinator Edu Gaspar and updated on his condition. Read More »

Draymond Green confident Cavs won't repeat torrid shooting in Game 5

In Game 2, the Warriors broke the Finals record for most 3s in a game with 18. But it's possible. The NBA may have a super team problem, but make no mistake, it's not just the Warriors looking down at the rest of the pack. Down 0-3 in the 2017 NBA Finals , LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors , 137-116, behind an epic offensive performance in Game 4 on Friday. Read More »