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Dembele scores winner as ten-man France beats England 3-2


England manager Southgate is at pains to point out that he has made no decision on his next permanent captain - but surely there is now no other choice but Kane . Showing great composure he cut in and got away a shot that Heaton denied, only for France to score another rebound as Sidibe turned in. The only problem was that France were also playing three up, which meant they had Mbappe and Dembele running either side of Olivier Giroud . Read More »

Durant vindicates decision to join Golden State

Then Curry carried Golden State while Durant healed from a left knee injury that sidelined him late in the regular season. Who was the better team? The new labor agreement was created to financially incentivize stars to stay put, making it increasingly likely that we'll never see a stacked team like the Warriors unless a team drafts and develops three stars. Read More »

Rodman's N. Korea trip off to uncharacteristic low-key start


In a tearful statement made before his trial, Warmbier told a gathering of reporters in Pyongyang he was offered a used vehicle worth $10,000 if he could get a propaganda banner and was also told that if he was detained and didn't return, $200,000 would be paid to his mother in the form of a charitable donation. Read More »

My 2 Cents: Kevin Durant Wins Championship With The Warriors

When it is announced in the ad that he'd signed with Golden State, the critics begin calling him a traitor, and images of Oklahoma City fans holding cupcake signs are shown in the background. After his 10 years in the NBA , Durant earned his first-ever championship on Monday after a 129-120 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five . Read More »

Named MVP of Calder Cup Finals


Tyler Bertuzzi had scored earlier in the final period to tie the game at 3-3. AHL playoff MVP Tyler Bertuzzi appears to be ready to make the jump to the National Hockey League next season. Coreau made a stop on defenseman Dominik Masin's shot from the slot, but the rebound went to Gourde alone at the side of the net. Bertuzzi played with speed and skill in the postseason to help Grand Rapids capture the Calder Cup on Tuesday night. Read More »

Pakistan win toss, opt to field against England


Bangladesh qualified for this year's eight-nation Champions Trophy , having missed out on the last two editions, thanks to their improving fortunes in the one-day game combined with the decline of West Indies cricket . He's the 3rd to score these many runs after Bell (5416) and Collingwood (5092). Pakistan have history at Cardiff's Sophia Gardens - they a year ago chase down a target of 303 to beat England and captain Sarfraz, hero against Sri Lanka , was again the star hitting 90. Read More »

Pakistan wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

However, Pakistan's power-packed line-up of fast bowlers is offset to some extent by the lack of too much firepower in their batting. Catch live cricket score of England vs Pakistan , 1st semi-final in Cardiff here. If we go by the odds, the battle between England and Pakistan will not be short on the entertainment factor as the two sides had a long history of creating some indelible memories on the cricket field. Read More »

Bairstow set to replace Roy for England in Champions Trophy

Pakistan may be the underdogs heading into a Champions Trophy semi-final with England in Cardiff on Wednesday, but coach Mickey Arthur believes their "best game" could see his side cause a major upset. Joe Root and Eoin Morgan continued to score at about five runs an over against accurate Pakistan bowling and tight fielding. England's test wicketkeeper, brought in to open for the first time in worldwide cricket in place of the out-of-form Jason Roy, responded with a battling 43 ... Read More »

Golden State warriors look to build dynasty

Portland played Golden State eight times this season. "I don't know. I'm not a - I'm not the GM of the team ". Curry was great in helping the Warriors take a 3-0 lead in the 2017 Finals , but some of those demons came back in a rough Game 4 performance that saw him only score 14 points on 4-of-13 shooting . Read More »

Warriors unanimously decline White House visit, per reports

Their decision was a resounding no. Several media outlets, including CNBC and the New York Daily News , reported that the Warriors plan to skip the visit per a unanimous team vote. According to multiple reports, the Warriors have unanimously chose to skip any White House visit. The Warriors haven't refused an invitation to Trump's White House because they haven't gotten one! The Warriors also responded to Business Insider's request from comment, saying, "Today is all about ... Read More »

Arsenal assessing candidates for new 'football operations' role to aid Arsene Wenger


Despite being just 18 years of age, Mbappe scored 26 goals and provided a further 14 assists in 44 appearances in all competitions, also picking up his first cap for France . But following Atletico's transfer ban, the deal fell through, very much opening the door for Arsenal once again to sign the Frenchman . Arsenal are reportedly working on creating a new " football operations" role to aid manager Arsene Wenger despite him not being keen on working alongside a director of football. Read More »

Orioles draft high school left-hander in first round

Brogdon became the 132nd player in LCSC history to be drafted and is the program's highest pick since Beau Mills was selected 13th overall in 2007. They tabbed UNC-Charlotte outfielder T.J. During his senior season, Hall compiled a 1.36 ERA in 51.1 innings while striking out 105. "We are very proud of Connor and what he did for LCSC baseball", Warrior coach Jeremiah Robbins said in a written release. Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers to take NBA title

Monday night's episode of Jeopardy! , which was nearly certainly pre-recorded weeks or even months ago, ended up being well-timed for the Warriors' Game 5 win to become the 2017 NBA Champions . The Golden State Warriors are on the cusp of a dynastic situation. Hate it or love it, Kevin Durant is, at last , an National Basketball Association champion . Read More »

Australian former tennis player charged with match-fixing


A 28-year-old Chelmer man, who is a professional, was charged today in relation to the suspicious bets on the match, as well as with nine counts of supplying a risky drug and one of possessing a unsafe drug. This year the CCC has been conducting coercive hearings in relation to the investigation. Queensland Police's Detective Superintendent John Wacker says the charges are part of a trend seeing match fixing as a growing offence in the country. Read More »

Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League


West Brom will be the Clarets' opening home opponents on August 19. Tottenham , which was runner-up to Chelsea last season, is playing its home games in the Premier League at Wembley this season while a new stadium is being constructed on the site of the club's old White Hart Lane. Read More »

Dembele: I had contact with Barcelona previous year


The 20-year-old, who scored the victor for France in their 3-2 victory over England on Tuesday night, impressed for Dortmund last season and found the net in the final to help his side win the German Cup. "Last year I had contact with the Barcelona sports director", he said , via Mundo Deportivo. "In the end, nothing came of it because I picked up a muscle strain in training". Read More »

Sports Night: Warriors are NBA champions

KD was relentless on both sides of the court, playing a menacing defence and igniting the league's best offence. And with 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists a game in the Finals, James became the first player to average a triple-double in the Finals. Read More »

Warriors down Cavs to clinch NBA title

The Golden State Warriors celebrate with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland , California. "And as the fourth quarter started to happen, a lot of shots and layups that I normally make, they just weren't falling". Cavs coach Tyronn Lue was asked about his team's needs when told of Kerr's comments. Read More »

India favourites to lift Champions Trophy: Kohil's childhood coach

Yuvraj Singh (53 from 32 balls) added 93 in 56 balls with Kohli for the third wicket as the pair gave the innings an injection of boundaries. Dhawan, with six fours and one six, contributed 64 to the partnership. Pakistan , by contrast, wilted in what is cricket's most high-profile fixture, with an estimated television audience of a billion in addition to a capacity crowd of 24,000 that created a raucous atmosphere at Edgbaston . Read More »

England vs Pakistan Semi-Final


But Sri Lanka might well have won had they dismissed Sarfraz, with Thisara Perera guilty of dropping a simple catch at mid-on when he had made 38. Meanwhile Sarfraz said: " England are a good team so we have to play positive cricket against them". Read More »

Ann Arbor native Ian Cole wins 2nd Stanley Cup with Pittsburgh Penguins


Since 1997-1998 the Penguins are the first team which has won two National Hockey League titles in a row, and the last one before them were the Detroit Red Wings. They will never be on anybody's ballot, except maybe Crosby . Carter Rowney played regularly this postseason, and young center Oskar Sundqvist could also be in line for a bigger role. Read More »

Warriors say they haven't decided on White House visit

While such a decision would hardly be a surprise given several team members' public criticism of Trump's actions as president, the team insisted such speculation was premature. The tradition of sports teams visiting the White House dates to the 1800s. Still, with the anti-Trump sentiment coming from so many inside the team, it would not be much of a surprise if the offer to visit the White House was declined. Read More »

Masters victor Garcia still feels major motivation


The year's second major begins Thursday on this wide expanse of rolling hills. "Inside of you there is a little spot where you've accomplished it already". Rose's practice has told him the course will reward patience and keeping the ball in play, but something about this week - two things, rather, named Leo and Charlotte - enhances the way Rose looks at a preparing for the national championship. Read More »