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Golden State Warriors one win away from perfection


They will make the first unbeaten playoff run in National Basketball Association history with a victory in game four on Friday at Cleveland. He scored 26 points, pulled down 13 rebounds, and made six assists. Just like past year, the NBA Finals are at 3-1 after four games. They're a good half-court defensive team, we know that, so we can't get bogged down in the half-court offense. Read More »

Florentino Perez plans Cristiano Ronaldo 'solution' for Real Madrid


Real Madrid will do everything they can to keep Ronaldo , but if he is allowed to leave, United are one of the very few clubs he would want to join. I recall the episode when the player claimed to be "sad" and another occasion when there seemed to be a high level of interest from PSG. I know Cristiano and he's a good guy, not just with the ball, but as a person. Read More »

Pakistan to be one of top three teams by 2019 WC: Afridi

Amir bowled brilliantly today but all my bowlers bowled really well. Widely written off after an abject display in their opening group match against the same opponents, the lowest-ranked team going into the tournament suddenly rediscovered their mojo. Read More »

Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win will bring global cricket to Pak

Fast bowler Amir ripped out India's top three batsmen before the defending champions subsided to 158 all out with 19.3 overs to spare. A near flawless performance in the field from Pakistan saw India fall a full 180 runs short of their target as they offered little resistance to the Pakistan attack . Read More »

Cadillac XTS Now Looks More Like the CT6


That has allowed the engineers to give the 2018 XTS a smooth trunklid face, creating a much more refined look out back. The 2018 Cadillac XTS was given a major going-over, enhancing everything from horsepower to infotainment. Those fancy-pants trims also get a 12.3-inch configurable display in place of the traditional gauge cluster. Cadillac has also added its latest CUE infotainment system which has been made easier to use. Read More »

Virat Kohli shows his class despite defeat against Pakistan

Now, we are champions. Yuvraj then fell LBW on appeal to 18 year old Shadab, and Dhoni hooked out to the leg-side boundary to leave India utterly on the ropes at 54-5. Credit goes to my batsmen, my bowlers and the team management. Hardik Pandya and Virat Kohli . "No one goes out there to throw their wicket away or get out". Read More »

Koepka wins 117th US Open


There were only six birdies and U.S. Open victor Brooks Koepka had one of them while Japan's Hideki Matsuyama carded one of the 18 bogeys resulting in a two stroke swing. The lead grew as Koepka birdied 14, 15 and 16. He followed that up with birdies on the next three holes. He's always been a solid player, and I think now he is starting to realize he's got what it takes. Read More »

Gianluigi Buffon "disappointed" after Juventus lose Champions League final


It was a fine strike, and it made Ronaldo the first player to have scored in three finals in the post-1992 Champions League age, but it was quickly cancelled out by Mandzukic's masterpiece . Bale scored one of Madrid's goals in the 2014 final, when they defeated Atletico Madrid 4-1 in extra time. "He told me that I was going to play sometimes a different role in the team". Read More »

Confederations Cup: Ronaldo Misses Training Ahead Of Russia Clash


KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is in the spotlight again, but this time not for his skills as a player. "There is no reason to be concerned, we have to think about the next match ". In two action-packed games over the weekend, the national squads of Mexico and Chile made decisive plays that kept them in control and gave fans a lot to be excited about in upcoming worldwide game. Read More »

Ulster trio included in British Lions starting team to face Highlanders


Gatland even claimed he had been purposely singled out for criticism, as he vented frustrations over reactions to the Lions' early tour exploits. What they need to do is play how they normally play and they can win playing their game. "It will definitely be tight enough getting back home jet-lagged and then going on honeymoon over to Singapore". For example, over the last couple of training sessions, we're having 13 on the field and you're having a captain's run, so there's not much you can ... Read More »

Celtics, Sixers trade draft picks, Philly will select Markelle Fultz No. 1

On Monday, the two teams announced that the deal is now official . The Detroit Pistons are said to be looking to move their No. 12 overall pick, and sources have told Amico Hoops the Pistons and Lakers may have already connected. Jackson would seem to overlap quite a bit with Jaylen Brown, whom the Celtics acquired with the third overall pick in the 2016 draft-both are athletic small forwards who thrive with the ball in their hands, and both have cool hairdos that make them seem taller ... Read More »

Tiger Woods Says He Is Receiving Help to 'Manage' His Medications


The 14-time major-winner last played competitively in Dubai in February. He tested negative for alcohol after his arrest and later released a statement saying he had had a reaction to prescription medication he had been taking. Tiger Woods was arrest in late May after being found asleep in his vehicle. Woods' most recent surgery was in April, and he seemed upbeat about his recovery. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo rumours rubbished by Bayern chief executive Rummenigge

Bayern Munich has dismissed rumours of interest in Cristiano Ronaldo , with Karl-Heinz Rummenigge calling them "completely unfounded". Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has categorically denied suggestions that the German champions are preparing to launch a move for Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo . Read More »

Champions Pakistan move up in latest rankings

I have a smile on my face because I am very proud of the boys. "And the players nearly drove that conversation, which for us was very new, but also showed a maturity, and the way they turned it around was unbelievable", Arthur said. Sarfraz paid tribute to the influence of a coaching staff led by Mickey Arthur, who took charge shortly before Pakistan's tour of England past year, where a Test series was shared but the ODI campaign lost 4-1. Read More »

Ex-NFL/UNC player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to Florida DUI


Tayor was arrested on September 2, 2016, after crashing his Bentley convertible into two vehicles, including a Florida Highway Patriot trooper's patrol auto, while driving under the influence of alcohol near Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Taylor is considered one of the greatest defensive players in pro football history and is a two-time Super Bowl champion and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Read More »

London tower blaze toll rises to 79

As of 1:30pm today those teams have re-entered the building and are now continuing with the recovery operation, which will take many weeks to come. Reports suggest that a renovation project on Grenfell Tower past year intentionally did not include safety devices such as sprinklers and doors created to keep the fire from spreading. Read More »

India will learn from final defeat, says skipper Kohli


Later in his interview with Nasser Hussain, India skipper Virat Kohli also was at his gracious best while lauding Pakistan for their maiden Champions Trophy title. "Fakhar is a great impact player, he played like a champion batsman today", Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said at the presentation ceremony. Hussey also lavished praise on India's batting and bowling. Read More »

Pakistan crush India to win the ICC Champions Trophy


The Indian captain had come into the match with an astonishing batting average of 253 runs in this year's tournament, having been dismissed only once in four matches. There has not been an worldwide match in Pakistan since a 2009 attack on Sri Lanka's team bus killed six policemen and injured seven cricketers. Read More »

Rohan Bopanna-Dabrowski down Sania Mirza-Dodig to enter mixed doubles semis


They had also reached the quarterfinals at the Australian Open earlier this year, where they lost 4-6, 6-3, (10-12) to Mirza and Dodig after squandering four match points. Bopanna and Dabrowski will next play the victor of the match between Andreja Klepac / Dominic Inglot and Andrea Hlavackova/Edouard Roger-Vasselin, the latter pair seeded third behind Mirza and Dodig. Read More »

US Rep Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

Although Scalise was able to talk while lying injured on the ball field, he had gone into shock by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital and arrived " in critical condition with an imminent risk of death", Sava said. A spokesman for George Washington University Hospital said that Matt Mika, a lobbyist wounded in the attack, was improving, and that as of Thursday night his condition had been upgraded from critical to serious. Read More »

Pakistan wins Champions Trophy, crushes archrival India


These numbers indicate their utter dominance in the two biggest games of the tournament, against two of the toughest opponents: they beat England by eight wickets with 77 balls to spare in the semi-finals, and thrashed India by 180 runs in the final. Read More »

Harry Kane reflects on 'special day' as England snatch draw in Scotland

Kane, who has now scored six times in his 18 appearances for England , relished his first experience of Hampden and left
satisfied with the point which keeps his country at the top of Group F
and firmly on course to secure the automatic qualification place for next year's World Cup finals in Russian Federation. Read More »

Australia v Bangladesh Match Preview


Steve Smith's Australians looked in control against Bangladesh at the Oval overnight, bowling the Tigers out for 182 then reaching 83-1 after 16 overs before rain stopped play. For Bangladesh , a win would mean they stay alive in the tournament and for Australia a win would mean they take a step in the right direction for the knockouts. Read More »