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Sports Champions Trophy encounter: Pakistan concedes to India in one-sided contest
Author: 0 Champions Trophy encounter: Pakistan concedes to India in one-sided contest

Of the four batsmen that came to the crease as India piled up 319 for three in their rain-reduced 48 overs, three Rohit Sharma (91), Kohli (81 not out) and Shikhar Dhawan (68) all made more than Yuvraj's 53. An exasperated Arthur could barely hide his disappointment with his players, who floundered in nearly every aspect of the game. "I congratulate everyone for this win", another fan said .

Author: 0 Details Of Liverpool's 'Tapping Up' Of Virgil Van Dijk Have Emerged

Liverpool were this week forced to end their interest in Van Dijk and apologise to Southampton after Saints alleged they had made an illegal approach for the Dutch defender. Now, Yahoo Sport have quotes from a source "close to the club" that suggest Liverpool went as far as to send the player videos of how he would be used in their system to convince him to join, without the consent of his current club.

Author: 0 We are not invincible in the Champions Trophy, says Kohli

But none of the other teams is out of the competition as I write this on Friday. Kohli s side have to win their final Group B fixture at The Oval to avoid an embarrassing exit from a tournament they went into as holders and title favourites.

Author: 0 NHL: Preds leaning on Rinne to force Penguins back to Pittsburgh

Wilson took part in the team's morning skate at PPG Paints Arena and came off before P-A Parenteau, who said he would not play. Crosby, Malkin and playoffs goals leader Jake Guentzel would seem to be the favorites to win the playoff MVP if the Penguins close out the series.

Sports Sri Lanka chase stuns India
Author: 0 Sri Lanka chase stuns India

With the hope and expectation to emulate the near flawless performance yet again, Men in Blue took on the Lankans but the rejuvenated islanders overturned expectations to give a wake-up call to Virat Kohli's men. The fourth wicket stand produced 82 runs in 10.4 overs. Hence, if Shami has to come in, it would be Umesh who might lose his place in the side. These two set good platforms for India in their first two matches allowing the middle order to capitalise and post big scores.

Sports 3 share lead after 2 rounds at St. Jude Classic
Author: 0 3 share lead after 2 rounds at St. Jude Classic

He qualified for the U.S. Open on Monday in OH and has now had three solid rounds at the par-70 TPC Southwind course to be in the hunt for his first victory since winning the 2009 British Open. He then moved into sole possession of the lead with a birdie on the par-4 second, only to give it back with a bogey on the par-3 eighth. "I've been putting well for a while", said Schwartzel.

Sports Formula One: Vettel confident but says Hamilton was 'better man'
Author: 0 Formula One: Vettel confident but says Hamilton was 'better man'

Hamilton said: "It was a close battle". "That's what kids notice, the yellow helmet", Hamilton said. "I thought we could step it up and find a bit of time". Valtteri Bottas was a distant third in the other Mercedes , ahead of fellow Finn Kimi Raikkonen , with the Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo rounding out the top six.

Author: 0 Scotland: Kane captain, Rashford & Livermore both start

After gathering a throw-in on the right, Oxlade-Chamberlain twirled around Brown, edged across the box and let fly with a left-foot shot that flew through Gordon's feeble attempt at a save. But then Kane struck as Scotland hesitated - and the pain of dropping two points is only worsened by the fact it has probably ended our qualification hopes, too.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo explains his post-Champions League final haircut

Ronaldo netted twice for Madrid on Saturday evening in a 4-1 win over Juventus to secure back-to-back Champions League trophies for Madrid , which was also the club's third European title in four years. "We have to give credit to Zidane, he helped us in 2001 by bringing in his talent and changing the course of history, and now as a coach he is doing a tremendous job and we have to thank him".

Author: 0 Gordon Strachan: 'We drew but it feels like we lost'

The three goals took his tally during the qualifying campaign to 11, level with Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored twice for Portugal a day earlier. Lewandowski scored two penalties during a 3-1 win over Romania. "If we are as committed as we were today, we can get the three points". "We are bitterly disappointed, before the game we would have took it but it was just the way it happened".

Sports Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United
Author: 0 Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United

Ibrahimovic , who suffered a cruciate knee injury in the Europa League against Anderlecht, will reportedly return to the pitch in January - but it seems Jose Mourinho didn't think he warranted a new contract. Ibrahimovic was the most notable name among the players released by the clubs. Ibrahimovic's agent, Mino Raiola , has insisted his client wants to stay in Europe, although he has been linked with the LA Galaxy .

Author: 0 Wawrinka Stuns Murray to Become Oldest Finalist in 44 Years

Another upset win over Nadal would not only earn him his second French Open title since 2015 but would also put Wawrinka in the top two of the world rankings for the first time in his career. Wawrinka has only beaten Nadal once on clay in six meetings. "It's, for sure, going to be really hard". He lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2015 quarterfinals, then withdrew from the tournament before the third round previous year because of an injured left wrist.

Sports South Africa seamers wreak havoc to secure consolation win
Author: 0 South Africa seamers wreak havoc to secure consolation win

It is the worst start any team has ever made to an ODI and although Jonny Bairstow's 51, plus handy lower order contributions from David Willey and Toby Roland-Jones on global debut, lifted England to 151 all out the total proved woefully inadequate as the Proteas clinched a seven-wicket victory with more than 21 overs to spare.

Author: 0 Eoin Morgan: England have learned lessons before Champions Trophy

Bairstow was stumped off spinner Kershav Maharaj and England still had just under 19 overs to bat when Steven Finn chipped the ball to midwicket and was the last man out. With overhead conditions providing just a touch of assistance for the seamers early on, England had struggled through the initial Powerplay. Only Joe Root was to buck the trend when he was dismissed by two after Wayne Parnell trapped him LBW.

Sports Hamilton: Clear Ferrari are favouring Vettel
Author: 0 Hamilton: Clear Ferrari are favouring Vettel

While the four-time champion German joyously celebrated the 45th win of his career - and Ferrari's first in Monte Carlo for 16 years - in a torrent of joyous words, the taciturn Finn fended off questions about the use of team orders. Kimi Raikkonen looks away as Vettel and a Ferrari engineer celebrate.Getty Images. 'As a matter of fact, I think we've been that since the beginning of the season.

Author: 0 I thought grass courts were for football, says Ostapenko

Two years later, in 2009, she would win the Open 10-12 in the 12-year-old category, at the Tennis Club de Boulogne Billancourt, a stone's throw from Roland Garros , joining Amelie Mauresmo and Justine Henin on the list of winners. Forecasting another Grand Slam title for a young player coming off a shock tournament run is tricky, and we won't know how easily or rapidly Ostapenko adapts to a different surface until the grass season starts.

Author: 0 LeBron James to Lakers if He Loses Finals

Joining the First Take shot in Cleveland , Rose suggested that LeBron will be leaving Cleveland soon for California. Of course Jordan lost three times in the first round of the playoffs , something that James has never done. The Cavs number one recruiting tool, LeBron , just used his own greatness as a recruiting tool. That all sorted itself out in the third quarter when Curry steadied the boat a bit, finding open teammates for transition baskets.

Sports Tite ponders Brazil changes after Argentina loss
Author: 0 Tite ponders Brazil changes after Argentina loss

Tite said he was looking for his side to be more clinical against the Australians, who downed Saudi Arabia 3-2 in a crucial home qualifier for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. Sampaoli said he hasn't made a final decision on how to set up against a Brazil side still featuring Philippe Coutinho , Gabriel Jesus , David Luiz, Douglas Costa and Thiago Silva.

Sports LaVar Ball discusses wife's condition, his life advice, future of sons
Author: 0 LaVar Ball discusses wife's condition, his life advice, future of sons

The Lakers higher-ups and coaching staff have already gone out of their way to assure that the father figure (or lack thereof) wouldn't be a distraction , should the team select Lonzo in the upcoming NBA Draft . Multiple NBA executives said the 6-foot-5 LiAngelo , whose strength is shooting the ball, isn't even on their draft boards. Fultz aspires to be the best ever.

Author: 0 LeBron James reveals how much Dan Gilbert's letter pissed him off

O'Connor also referenced an article by The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski previous year in which he revealed league-wide belief that LeBron may not stay in Cleveland forever. He's dominated the East since 2011 with seven straight trips to the NBA Finals, and winning the first three rounds of the playoffs would probably be harder in the more difficult Western Conference.

Author: 0 India can retain Champions Trophy, pace attack has real firepower, says Sangakkara

While skipper Virat Kohli said at the post-match presentation that his team has checked all the boxes in the practice games, it was again his team's seam bowling strength that stood out. "As a sportsman I just want to be bothered about cricket on the field". "I hope all this talk doesn't impact the players". "We have got five to six players who are very experienced", he said.

Author: 0 French Open final place is ideal birthday present for Jelena Ostapenko

JELENA OSTAPENKO CONTINUED her remarkable French Open run to reach a maiden Grand Slam final with a battling victory over Swiss Timea Bacsinszky on Court Philippe Chatrier . 'I hope I can play better than the previous time and that the score will be different, ' said Halep, who lost in three sets to Maria Sharapova on her first appearance in the final at Roland Garros.

Author: 0 French Open for THU JUNE 8

Murray went down in the first set but responded by taking the second easily and stormed through a third-set tie-break before finishing off a tiring Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-1. The feud stems from Garcia's decision not to play Fed Cup earlier this year. Murray's match against Nishikori was not the best advertisement for his improved form.

Sports Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix

Hamilton, who trails Vettel by 25 points in the drivers championship after a disappointing Monaco Grand Prix where Ferrari scored a resounding one-two triumph, was encouraged by Mercedes' form. Senna's niece Bianca Senna said that her uncle would have been only too happy, if he had still been alive today, to have presented the helmet himself to Hamilton.

Sports Hamilton emotional after equalling Senna milestone
Author: 0 Hamilton emotional after equalling Senna milestone

He inspired me to be where I am today. The final part of qualifying became a duel between Vettel and Hamilton, with the Briton finding an additional three tenths to reach his landmark pole position. Kimi Raikkonen will start fourth for Ferrari ahead of the two Red Bulls - Max Verstappen qualifying ahead of Daniel Ricciardo. Vettel has 129 points after winning three of the six races in this year's championship and leads Hamilton by 25 points.

Sports Messi vows to end career at Barcelona
Author: 0 Messi vows to end career at Barcelona

The 29-year-old joined Barca as a youth player in 2001 and has gone on to establish himself as one of the best footballers of all time, becoming the club's all-time leading goalscorer with 507 goals in 583 appearances. Barcelona's decision of roping former Athletic Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde as their head coach has also been backed up by the City manager.

Author: 0 What time is the Serbia v Wales World Cup qualifier on TV?

You go to Austria and come back with a point and it's a disappointing result because we've qualified and been to a semi-final of a tournament . Some of us are new players but I think we're a million miles away from the team that turned out that night.

Sports Carlos Martinez dominates as Cards blank Phils 7-0
Author: 0 Carlos Martinez dominates as Cards blank Phils 7-0

Louis Cardinals' 7-0 thumping over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday and the first career shutout for the right-handed pitcher. His fastball reached 100 miles per hour in the ninth inning. Phillies third. Cesar Hernandez flies out to center field to Dexter Fowler . Jedd Gyorko followed with a double to score them both. Later in the inning, Pivetta balked home Gyorko when he stumbled out of the stretch throwing a pitch to Eric Fryer.

Sports Bangladesh score 5-wicket win over New Zealand
Author: 0 Bangladesh score 5-wicket win over New Zealand

The Prime Minister phoned both centurions wishing them to continue for more wins the worldwide cricket. Man-of-the-match Shakib smashed 114 from 115 balls, hitting 11 fours and a six, while Mahmudullah made 102 in 107 deliveries, thanks to eight fours and two sixes.

Author: 0 Cavaliers stun Warriors to win Game 4

Altercations are nearing the point of getting out of hand, said Warriors forward Draymond Green , who missed last year's fifth finals game after a suspension for striking James in the groin. Irving said he was juiced by locker-room talk among the Warriors and accused them of being anxious to dance on the Cavs' floor for the second time in three years.

Author: 0 Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals

It was first announced as being call against Green and remained that way in the box score. "When we've got guys - like Steph [Curry], Klay [Thompson], me, [Kevin Durant] - picking up two, three fouls in a hurry, it's tough to bring the physicality".

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby Punches PK Subban's Head Into Ice

What made Josi's performance even more impressive was that he logged almost 25 minutes, often matching up against Crosby, and was missing his defence partner Ryan Ellis for most of the second and all of the third period. Even his possession numbers were strong - the center led all Penguins in overall Corsi at 60 percent (15-10 in shot attempts), per Natural Stat Trick .

Author: 0 Will the Cavaliers repeat 3-1 comeback history with Game 4 win?

Needless to say, the Warriors don't exactly seem to struggle in Kerr's absence. You use some elbow grease, plenty of anger and get egged on by an instigating, feisty crowd. More concerning to the Warriors is how the Cavs finally showed what they're capable of doing when their shots fall. The passing, on point and devastating against everything the Cavs tried in the first three games was deplorably sloppy on Friday.

Sports Lewis Hamilton presented with race-worn Ayrton Senna helmet after Canada pole
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton presented with race-worn Ayrton Senna helmet after Canada pole

Mercedes set the pace in both the first parts of qualifying, with Hamilton leading Bottas by less than 0.07s in Q2. Hamilton displaced Vettel after 21 minutes before Raikkonen delivered his lap in 1:12.935 seconds to take over on top. The fact that I have now reached him, I just can't believe it. Drivers said the track in Montreal is usually more slippery for the early sessions, before accumulating rubber from the tires and before dirt and debris from a long period of inactivity is driven ...

Author: 0 Health of Nashville defenseman Ryan Ellis still in question

Nashville went 3-1 in such games past year. The victor of Game 5 in a series that was previously tied 2-2 has gone on to win the Cup 17 of 24 times . Both players received penalties for the incident, though Subban might have some reason to feel slightly aggrieved by this. Eight minutes into the second period, Kessel got his chance to shoot - and made Malkin's prediction come true - when he received a pass from Olli Maatta in the slot.

Author: 0 LeBron James discusses return to Cleveland Cavaliers in Uninterrupted's 'The Shop'

LeBron James says Cavs owner Dan Gilbert "completely bashed" him in that infamous 2010 letter about LBJ leaving for Miami. and Bron says it was so disrespectful, it nearly stopped him from returning to Cleveland in 2014. My mom was like listen, you go back. "I didn't like when KD went out there. cause it just messed up the whole competitive balance, only one team can compete with them".

Sports Seager gets walk-off double in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Reds
Author: 0 Seager gets walk-off double in Dodgers' 5-4 win over Reds

That outing extended his scoreless innings streak to 25 1/3. "That's a good way come back if I had to draw it up", said Turner, who has hit safely in his last six games and is batting.524 with a homer and four RBIs during that stretch. Seager's RBI double with no outs in the first scored Utley, who led off with a single. The Dodgers went up 4-1 in the fifth after Yasiel Puig doubled and was sacrificed to third by Wood.

Author: 0 Tapwrit Grabs Belmont Stakes' Winner Purse, Ending Uneven Triple Crown

Tapwrit , who'd run sixth at the Kentucky Derby and skipped the Preakness , returned to the track at Big Sandy to overtake race favorite Irish War Cry coming down the stretch, delivering Pletcher's third Belmont Stakes victory. We were hoping he had enough left when it came to crunch time. "I'm hoping for a good result because he's getting good support from Japan, the horsemen, and the other connections, so I'm sure that Japan is hoping for a good result", he said.

Author: 0 Defensemen help Penguins play fast in Stanley Cup Final

So do the Predators , who can't get back to Smashville fast enough. "We've played well at home ", said Nashville head coach Peter Laviolette . It was undoubtedly dirty play from Crosby and should have resulted in a five-minute major, but instead Crosby and Subban got matching two-minute minors for their little scuffle.