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England's Chris Woakes to miss rest of Champions Trophy due to injury


The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Friday morning that the key seamer would play no further part in the tournament. The Warwickshire player has been England's most consistent one-day bowler over the past year and Morgan admitted: "At the moment it doesn't feel right - he went straight off the field and didn't come back on". Read More »

Best value bets for the 2018 Stanley Cup

This is what it's all about", said Crosby, who joined his teammates riding in pickup trucks, convertible cars and buses in a parade that began on Grand Street and ended at Point State Park. He took over for the veteran after just 13 career regular-season starts and led the Penguins to the title. "I love to play", Fleury said. "And the same thing this year". Read More »

Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates NBA-champion Warriors

LeBron James , whose Cavaliers won the title past year and fell to the Warriors on Monday, said during a visit to Obama's White House in November that his team would "have to cross that road" if it triumphed again under Trump. "I steel feel like that today", Curry said following Golden State's 2016 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. You're reminded that he got the job because of the insistence of James, who's recognized as the unofficial, off the record, de facto head coach and general ... Read More »

Okagbare's Wig Makes A jump Of Its Own


The former African 100m record holder at 10.79 seconds failed to hit the 6.75m qualification standard in the long jump set for August's 17th IAAF World Championships scheduled for London. The University of Texas in El Paso (UTEP) graduate still ranks second in the Nigerian and African 2017 top list behind Ese Brume whose 6.64m jump last month remains the best by an African. Read More »

Warriors to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

Curry had 34 points and 10 assists in contributing to the Golden State Warriors victory to wrap up the NBA Final series in Game 5, with a 129-120 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers . "We're obviously just getting started", Curry said after closing out Cleveland in Monday night's NBA Finals Game 5. If so he will have help from shooting guard Klay Thompson and do-it-all power forward Draymond Green, who are already locked into long-term contracts with the Warriors. Read More »

Stephen Curry's 2nd National Basketball Association championship puts him in rare company


The Cavaliers had an eight-point lead at one point in the middle of the second quarter, but the Warriors went on a 21-2 run that kept them in the lead for the rest of the way. While James hasn't seen a dropoff in play yet, it's growing clear that he needs more help to get over the hump and beat the Warriors . As Jonathan Tjarks from the Ringer noted, the trade would seem to make sense on its face. Read More »

Sarfraz happy to 'prove critics wrong' after historic win

The match took place on a pitch which had already been used in the tournament, when Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in their Group B clash. "The used wicket brought Pakistan's gameplan closer to what they are used to it". He had a rather sour start to the Champions Trophy, getting pulverised for 70 runs in his 10 overs as Pakistan were demolished by India at Edgbaston. Read More »

Pakistan crushes England's Champions Trophy hopes

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. It was the eighth time that Hasan has collected three wickets or more in his 20 ODIs, and teammates see much more to come from the 23-year-old bowler. Read More »

Real Madrid crowned kings of Europe


Bale has struggled for regular starts under Zinedine Zidane this season due to a string of injury problems, prompting reports that he could leave Santiago Bernabeu . "My family is happy and I am happy so, yeah, we will continue what we are doing". But I worked tirelessly hard to get back and to get ready for this game. Read More »

Benaglio Leaves Wolfsburg For Monaco


The post Benaglio Leaves Wolfsburg For Monaco appeared first on . Benaglio has signed a three-year contract with Monaco , who reached the semi-finals of the 2016-17 Champions League. I followed the team's results previous year, and they achieved great things. "I followed (Colombian striker) Falcao's season and (French forward) Kylian Mbappe's development. Read More »

Warriors' championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Check out some of the reactions to the Golden State Warriors White House snub via Twitter below and on the following pages. Coach Steve Kerr and Warriors' point guard Steph Curry have been vocal about their disdain for Trump. We try to talk our young men out of disrespecting women. An unprecedented third straight NBA Finals clash between the Warriors and Cavaliers was hyped as the ultimate championship rubber match and was expected to be the antidote for a post-season that had ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal Next Opponent


The 14-time major victor has dropped just 20 games in four matches as he strives to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam . After breezing through four opponents on his way to the quarterfinals, Rafael Nadal continues to look like the obvious favorite to capture the French Open . Read More »

Chelsea to host Burnley in EPL season opener

West Ham have announced that they will play a preseason friendly against Manchester City in Iceland later this summer. The Manchester derby is set to be played in Old Trafford on December 9 with the reverse fixture scheduled for April 7 in the Etihad. Read More »

French Open 2017: Simona Halep advances to final over Karolina Pliskova

Only two women in the open era have won four matches after dropping the first set in a Grand Slam event: Kimiko Date-Krumm at Wimbledon in 1996 (lost in semifinal) and Serena Williams in the 2015 French Open (won title). While Ostapenko has been able to hit a ton of winners this tournament, her go for broke style has also produce a truckload of unforced errors , something a top tier player can take advantage of. Read More »

Warriors: No decision yet on White House visit

The Warriors won a league-record 14 consecutive games during this year's playoffs and went 16-1 overall in the postseason. "Just the camaraderie, the togetherness of the whole organization, that's what it was about". "They're assembled as good as you can assemble, and I played against some really , really good teams that was assembled perfectly, and they're right up there". Read More »

Ohio Man Suspected In Five Homicides — George Brinkman


People reported that the mother and two daughters were found dead on Sunday. "He said the bedroom door is closed and he opens the bedroom door and he says 'there's a body in here'". Brinkman will face three aggravated murder charges, three kidnapping charges and a charge alleging he tampered with evidence . Brinkman was taken into custody early Tuesday after a standoff in Brunswick. Read More »

Durant's text to Draymond after Warriors lost Game 7 of 2016 Finals


Some members of the New England Patriots were absent from the team's visit to the White House in April, after the team won the Super Bowl the month before, according to ABC . 2 draft pick behind Greg Oden, Durant has reached the pinnacle. And the 50-point margin is being generous to Cleveland. He can't do it alone. They're going to have to get me down from this cloud. Read More »

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Queen's Club Championships


Meanwhile, Murray has not had the best year with just the Dubai Open title to his name as injury and form have plagued him so far this year, with a good chance of the 30-year-old losing his number one ranking . Hopefully I'll get some good matches in at Queen's to set myself up for a good run. The Aegon Championships will feature numerous top players including world number one and defending champion Andy Murray , U.S. Read More »

Aaron Judge Crushes 495-foot Homer in Yankees' Win

The Orioles (31-29) had a chance to cut into New York's lead in a weekend series between the two teams in the Bronx, but instead fell in two straight games to the Yankees on June 9-10. With Sunday's blasts, the 25-year-old Judge now has 21 home runs on the season. Jordan Lyles (0-2) gave up both homers after Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela fell short of becoming the first nine-game victor in the National League. Read More »

US Open playing more like a Tour event?

Playing in the same group in the first round of the U.S. Open, two of the world's best found unplayable lies in the tall fescue, pitch shots that went up the hill, then rolled back down, awkward stances and more than enough mistakes to place them both in danger of missing the cut. Read More »

Granit Xhaka hoping Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez will remain at Arsenal


Petit feels Arsenal desperately need to keep Sanchez due to the leadership he provides to Arsene Wenger's side and suggested they have a way to persuade the forward to stay. "But with the likes of Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Aaron Ramsey we don't see many of them in the first team other than Rob Holding". Read More »