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Waqar dubs Morgan's pitch criticism as 'lame excuse'

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India play Bangladesh on Thursday at Edgbaston in the other semifinal match with India the clear favorites - but so were England . We bowled okay but 200 was well under par. Full credit to them, they outplayed us on this wicket. We have had so many matches against each other since then, and we are certainly not going out to prove a point to anyone. Read More »

Power claims IndyCar win at Texas

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Other short odds to win are Graham Rahal , Tony Kanaan and Will Power , who each have 11/2 odds. "We were just talking about it and her cousin said, 'Man, you haven't won for me here yet.'. He was running third behind his Team Penske teammates Power and Pagenaud. Tony Kanaan ended the race second for Chip Ganassi Racing , despite being struck with a stop-and-go penalty for causing a multi-car incident after making contact with James Hinchcliffe earlier in the race. Read More »

Five Things We Learned from the NBA Finals

It's about winning. I think he knew that. "I've never seen anybody like him". Curry and Durant also heard from former President Barack Obama with congratulations, though Durant said he was most excited that among 200 messages was a text from a high school girlfriend he didn't realize still had his number. Read More »

Bangladesh have made huge strides in worldwide cricket - Virat Kohli

There have been many improvements in Bangladesh . Virat Kohli heaped praise on team-mate Yuvraj Singh , who will make his 300th one-day global outing for India against Bangladesh in the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final. "We did not win a match in New Zealand but we played well there". Bangladesh are a vastly improved side, having beaten New Zealand twice before the Champions Trophy semis. Read More »

Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane tipped for France job by FFF president

Their away kit retains the black colour from previous kits, and is combined with a turquoise green . A memorial stamp at the bottom of both jerseys commemorates the club's 115th anniversary. Their new shirts have a lot to live up to in terms of legacy with Real Madrid set to go into the new season as La Liga and European champions after an incredibly successful season under Zidane. Read More »

Special Counsel Looking Into Whether Trump Obstructed Justice

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That's the take-away from a local political science professor after watching testimony Tuesday by Attorney General Jeff Sessions before the Senate Intelligence Committee . Wyden said Monday that Sessions hasn't engaged in anything close to a real recusal. That didn't pan out. "I did depart", he said. An event reportedly of particular interest to Mr Mueller is an exchange on March 22, when Mr Coats told associates that Mr Trump had asked him to intervene with Mr Comey to get him ... Read More »

Who was James T. Hodgkinson?

Charles Orear, 50, a restaurant manager from St. Louis, said in an interview Wednesday that he became friendly with Hodgkinson during their work together in Iowa on Sanders's campaign . "He shot at Steve Scalise , our second baseman". "All of a sudden we heard a very loud shot". The FBI released the identity yesterday of the man who fired shots at the Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA that left Congressman Steve Scalise (R-LA) critically injured . Read More »

England ODI captain Eoin Morgan: 'We failed to adapt, Pakistan were better'

He is now the leading wicket-taker in the tournament, with 10 wickets to his name. "After the first loss, we were very down, but credit goes to the team management". 5000 + - Runs for Morgan in ODIs for England . "We bowled okay but 200 was well under par". If we had put 280 on the board it might have been a different game. Read More »

Morgan admits England couldn't adjust to the pitch

The last time both faced in an ICC ODI tournament was in 2003 WC. India will face tricky Bangladesh in ICC Champions Trophy semi-final at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Thursday. Indeed, India were one of those sides, when they failed to cope with a brilliant Sri Lanka batting performance, and Virat Kohli's side can not have another off day. Read More »

The show will go on for tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game

Steve Scalise , of Louisiana, had died. Witnesses say he dragged himself across the field, leaving a trail of blood as he and the others tried to take cover. Ralph Abraham, R-La. He often talked with former Mayor Bill Euille, who tended to work out around the same time. The team was taking batting practice when gunshots rang out and chaos erupted. Read More »

IN PICS: India's top-order shines in win over Pakistan

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Opening the batting together after nearly a year and a half, Rohit and Dhawan got off to a slow but steady start. When play did resume again, the game was reduced to 41 overs with Pakistan needing 289 to win the match. We dropped simple catches. Pakistan won the toss and put India to bat and in response, Kohli's side posted a mammoth target of 319. "IPL is different, but global runs are very different, against a quality bowling attack as well", Kohli said . Read More »

Barcelona sign Brazilian defender Marlon in three-year deal

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Even though the fee of the signing has not been revealed by the club, it is estimated to be around €6 million. "The club has communicated this Wednesday to the Brazilian player who will apply the clause stipulated in his contract and that will be linked to the Barca entity the next three seasons". Read More »

CT 2017: India Thrash South Africa To Enter Semi Finals

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India will now face Bangladesh in the second semi-final on June 15 while Group A topper England will face the victor of the final Group B fixture between Sri Lanka and Pakistan to be played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Monday. "Look AB's run-out is completely my fault", du Plessis admitted later. Dhawan was eventually caught by Du Plessis off Tahir's bowling for 78. However, like the Pakistan match, he dragged one back off Hardik Pandya and got bowled. Read More »

Champions Trophy: India aim to dominate Bangladesh in semi-final

Flamboyant Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh , who prepares to make his 300th ODI appearance in his side's Champions Trophy semi-final clash against Bangladesh , on Wednesday said that it is a big achievement for him, adding, the team is much more important for him than any of his personal landmark. Read More »

US Open: Blimp flying near golf tournament crashes

The blimp was operated by Airsign, a Florida-based company, to display advertising, according to Justin Maynard, a sales manager at the firm. AirSign CEO Patrick Walsh told CBS News the cause of the fire is still under investigation. Read More »

Virginia Shooter's Facebook Page Includes Anti-Trump Posts

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Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) told MSNBC late Wednesday morning that the profile photo on the suspect's alleged Twitter account matched the man he saw in the parking lot outside the baseball game, and who asked him whether those playing were Republicans or Democrats . Read More »

Shortstop Royce Lewis drafted first overall by Twins

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In the end, the Twins went with a different SoCal prep star, Royce Lewis , and the Reds got the player they coveted. Greene was a two-way stud in high school , as he had enough power to win home run derbies and was dominant as a pitcher, throwing as hard as 102 miles per hour. Read More »

Notre Dame adds tight end recruit, loses receiver commit to Oregon

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Lenzy had been committed to Notre Dame but said today in a tweet that "in the interest of my future in both football and track I have chose to decommit from Notre Dame". It was a very hard decision, but one that was best for me. "I just knew from when I stepped on campus this time that Notre Dame was where I should end up", Takacs told 247 Sports . Read More »

Son to undergo surgery on broken right forearm

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Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino says he's not anxious about the club playing their home matches at Wembley next season. Tottenham begin their pre-season against Paris Saint-Germain on July 23 as part of the International Champions Cup, before matches against Roma and Manchester City in the same competition. Read More »

Berger repeat victor in Memphis

Mickelson, who is not expected to play in the U.S. Open next week because of his oldest daughter's high school graduation, said he feels good about how he's playing except when it comes to between his ears. Schwartzel grabbed the outright lead by picking up a shot at the second and missed a putt from six feet to double his advantage at the next, before bogeying his penultimate hole. Read More »

'AC Milan offer for Alvaro Morata unsatisfactory'

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Lopez, the reports says, also confirmed that Italian giant AC Milan had also made attempts to sign the Spanish striker but the offer was "unsatisfactory". Morata and his girlfriend, model Alice Campello, are getting married on Friday in Venice, with Vazquez and partner Macarena due to tie the knot the next day in Majadahonda. Read More »

Failure to adapt to conditions was England's downfall, says Eoin Morgan

England hit 211 runs, which Pakistan chased down with 77 balls to spare, and Morgan believes that his team were at fault. The pitch played more like a sub-continental surface than a British one and England captain Eoin Morgan said afterwards: "Coming from Edgbaston, it was obviously a big jump in pace and bounce and too much of an ask for us to adjust to really". Read More »

Actor Adam West Dies

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Speaking of his role in Batman , West said he did it "for laughs, but in order to do [that], one had to never think it was amusing". West was forever linked to the character for the rest of his life. Born in 1928 in Walla Walla, Washington, West was drafted into the United States Army where he served as an announcer on American Forces Network television. Read More »