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Arthur backs Pakistan's 'best game' to beat England


But within touching distance of a first global 50-over title after three victories in the group stage, they crumbled limply to 211 all out and the bowlers failed to fire as Pakistan strolled to their target with almost 13 overs to spare. "Hopefully, he will recover for the finals", Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said. While Pakistan's bowlers thrived on the slow wicket at Sophia Gardens, the same could not be said for England as all their key batsmen got in before throwing away ... Read More »

LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers will continue building toward NBA Championship

Whenever he is asked about his own accomplishments, he is always quick to offer a reminder just as he did with a new National Basketball Association champions hat on his head: "It's a team sport". "I'm going to enjoy this experience with everybody, including my Pastor, John Gray", Curry added in the Inistgram video. "These guys are so gifted and committed to each other and so unselfish", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. Read More »

Steve Kerr knew that Kevin Durant's addition would work

As good as the team that Cleveland beat was, the latest edition with NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Durant , who averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in the finals, is even better. "I had a letdown last year but like I told everybody, if Kevin Durant was the consolation prize to lose, thanks for that loss and we're the champs this year". Read More »

Gunman Fires On Congressional Baseball Practice In Virginia

The others wounded include two Capitol Police officers and a congressional staff member. Police say the suspect is among those shot and is now in custody, according to NBC 4 . Hodgkinson allegedly opened fire at a field in Alexandria, Virginia, several law enforcement sources told NBC News . "Our thoughts and prayers are with all affected", he said. Read More »

Obama calls Sen. Jeff Flake after Alexandria shooting

Alexandria police chief Michael Brown told reporters that five people "were medically transported from the scene" but would not immediately release information on their identities. "You never expect a baseball field in America to feel like being back in a combat zone in Iraq, but this morning it did", wrote Wenstrup, a congressman from Ohio. Read More »

Special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

When asked by Sen. Sessions told the committee he is protecting Trump's right to later on assert executive privilege "if he chooses". His responses triggered an explosion by Sen. The news, if true, would mark a significant turning point as up until now Trump hasn't directly been suspected of major wrongdoing - the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating the Republican president's campaign machinery for possible collusion with Russian Federation. Read More »

Johnson hopes timing is right for another US Open title

This U.S. Open , the 117th, is Erin Hills's debut in big-time golf . "We asked ourselves why do we have walking referees and we answered that question and really transitioned to this model because it's best for the championship, the players and the fans", said Bodenhamer. Read More »

Worry no more: Warriors win NBA Championship

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing in downtown Oakland and honking their horns in San Francisco to celebrate their team's latest National Basketball Association title. West shoved Irving to pick up a technical foul, then went chest-to-chest with Tristan Thompson. Kyrie Irving added 26 points and J.R. Smith 25 in a losing cause. Read More »

Kevin Durant Did What He Came To Do

The 2017 NBA Finals MVP was brilliant in the series, averaging 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds , and 5.4 assists . Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors dethroned the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the NBA Finals. Love picked up two fouls in the first three minutes and had to go to the bench and was just not the same player we saw earlier in the series. Kevin Durant can finally call himself an National Basketball Association champion, and no one can take that away from him. Read More »

Blues Super Rugby experience helped in Lions win

Despite the result, Lions head coach Gatland believed the 80 minutes was hugely beneficial as the side builds to the first Test against the All Blacks on 24 June. The number of penalties hurt us, cost us momentum in the game, but there's lots of positives, ' Gatland told Sky Sports . So often an unlucky omission, Robertson felt for a player who couldn't tip Sam Cane and Ardie Savea out of the Test mix. Read More »

Golden State Warriors are NBA Champs!

Silver said he does not want a full-scale conglomeration of players joining forces to alter the competitive balance of the league. And if he and the rest of the Warriors have their way, for years to come. These are the accomplishments of a team that should be considered among the all-time greats . "I [heard] all the narratives throughout the season that I was hopping on bandwagons, letting everybody else do the work", Durant said. Read More »

Finals MVP Kevin Durant exits car to properly celebrate with fans

But to be able to have my whole family here, that allowed me to do what I do on a daily basis, support me through thick and thin, to be able to share this with them, that's something that I cherish the most. "We've learned from everything we've been through to bring (the trophy) back home", Curry said. The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to win the finals series 4-1. Read More »

500000 fans may attend parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

Murray became the first rookie goalie to post two shutouts in the Cup Final since the National Hockey League expanded to 12 teams in 1967-68. The 2017 Stanley Cup was just awarded to the Pittsburgh Penguins , who defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 in the NHL Final ! "So as a club, we've just got to come back next year hungrier than ever and try to have a consistent 82-game great season where hopefully we can have some home-ice advantage going into the playoffs". Read More »

Michael Bennett: We can't win without Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson has also thrown 127 touchdowns in his five seasons in the National Football League, and while his numbers took a dip in 2016 in both touchdowns thrown and QB rating, the Seattle Seahawks hope that bringing in a running back like Eddie Lacy will help Wilson in 2017. Read More »

"Golden state" became a five-time National Basketball Association champion

James is a transcendent talent who is asked too many times to win the game on his own. Cleveland has now lost two of the three showdowns in this Finals trilogy. His fists were clenched as he pondered his latest accomplishment, still wearing his sweaty uniform, ankle braces, kneepads and game shoes. "If KD was the consolation prize to lose, thanks for that loss, and we're champs this year". Read More »

5 things we learned from the NBA Finals


Warriors star Stephen Curry celebrated his second championship with his adorable daughters, Riley (left) and Ryan. Lest we forget, Durant allegedly stared Rihanna down after knocking down a shot in Game 1. "I left everything on the floor every game, all five games", he said . James was also asked how he views the Warriors when he considers his future in the National Basketball Association. Read More »

What is the congressional baseball game?

Members of Congress practice in the weeks leading up to the friendly event, waking up early for morning practices with their teammates. Through the years, history and other matters occasionally put the game on hold - the Great Depression and World War II, for instance - but it has nevertheless endured, thanks in part to an assist from MA. Read More »

Preview CT 2017 Semi Final 1 :England vs Pakistan

Hosts and favourites England were always fancied to reach the ICC Champions Trophy semis but Pakistan's presence is something of a surprise. However, the final venue of the tournament is yet to be decided, with Ahmadabad or Eden Gardens in Kolkata being the front runners to host the final. Read More »

Dembele scores go-ahead goal, Kane nets two in France vs. England friendly


Kane was the goal-scorer once again, netting from the penalty spot after Raphael Varane was judged to have fouled Dele Alli in the box. Suddenly France could not commit as much going forward and the intensity dropped. An unmarked Olivier Giroud headed a free-kick at goal, which Tom Heaton could only parry into the path of Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti , who slammed the ball in from close range. Read More »