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Sports Ariya tops women's world golf rankings
Author: 0 Ariya tops women's world golf rankings

Ariya Jutanugarn needed a playoff victory over Lexi Thompson and In Gee Chun at last week's Manulife LPGA Classic but the 21-year-old six-time LPGA Tour victor finally overtook Lydia Ko and a computer bug to attain the top spot in the Rolex Rankings.

Sports South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Streaming & Scores Champions Trophy 2017
Author: 0 South Africa vs Sri Lanka Live Streaming & Scores Champions Trophy 2017

Amla (103) and Faf du Plessis (75) steadied the ship with a 145-run stand for the second wicket before Du Plessis departed after misjudging a Pradeep delivery and was caught by a diving Dinesh Chandimal at midwicket. By that time, South Africa had 189 runs on the board, with enough overs left for the following batsmen to exploit. Tahir took four wickets, ripping the heart out of the Sri Lankan middle order and getting South Africa back on track after a frenetic start to the Sri ...

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving saves best for when Cleveland Cavaliers face Finals elimination

The game-changing spurt ended with a scuffle when Golden State's David West shoved Irving as he tried to grab the ball away. But Durant is reportedly willing to take less than the max to re-sign with the Warriors. "I don't like it", James said, drawing laughter after surpassing Magic Johnson in the record book with his ninth career Finals triple-double. A dominant, and tense, second quarter has the Golden State Warriors smelling a title.

Sports Iran Classifies for 2018 World Cup
Author: 0 Iran Classifies for 2018 World Cup

Iran will make its fifth appearance at FIFA World Cup which will be also their second consecutive presence at the clash. Iran defeated Uzbekistan 2-0 to advance to successive FIFA World Cups for the first time in their history. Captain Masoud Shojaei squandered the chance to double Iran's advantage five minutes into the second half when he fired a penalty over the bar after Taremi had been bundled over in the box by Akmal Shorakhmedov.

Sports Maroons make seven changes for Origin II
Author: 0 Maroons make seven changes for Origin II

Five players; Josh Jackson , Brett Morris and David Klemmer , Tyson Frizell , and Josh Dugan will be named in the 17, while Jack de Belin will be included on the extended bench providing they come through the game unscathed. Oates was a workhorse for Queensland in the opener, scoring a try and nearly being the exclusive kicking target of Mitchell Pearce . Either Dane Gagai or Boyd is tipped to fill the left centre void, while blockbusting winger Corey Oates has also been ...

Sports Trump urges Qatar to resolve diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Trump urges Qatar to resolve diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia

Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut transportation links and trade, had begun to hurt ordinary people in Qatar, impaired business dealings and harmed the USA battle against Daesh. "Qatar has a history of supporting groups that span the spectrum of political expression, from activism to violence", he said during a news conference.

Sports Receiver Jeremy Maclin signs 2-year contract with Ravens
Author: 0 Receiver Jeremy Maclin signs 2-year contract with Ravens

The two choices are presumably the Bills and Giants because those are the only two known teams that he visited. Head coach John Harbaugh said he enjoyed a "great visit" with the wide receiver, according to NFL.com's Marc Sessler . Baltimore has starved for receivers this offseason following the retirement of Steve Smith Sr . and the likely career-ending injury to Dennis Pitta .

Sports Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman to arrive in Pyongyang
Author: 0 Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman to arrive in Pyongyang

Rodman has visited North Korea at least four times, according to CNN. "He is going as a private citizen", the official said. KUALA LUMPUR-The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had $120,000 (13 million yen) in cash in his possession when he was killed at Kuala Lumpur's global airport in February, triggering speculation the money was a payoff from a US intelligence contact.

Sports MSU's Jake Burger selected in first-round Major League Baseball Draft
Author: 0 MSU's Jake Burger selected in first-round Major League Baseball Draft

Allen is also considered to be a dynamic defensive player as he is noted to be the best defensive infielder between all possible high school draftees. The former CBC slugger was picked by the Chicago White Sox. While there might have been better quality arms that were on the board, Tanner Houck should make a very quick impact.

Author: 0 Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland

Green sat in his auto in the parking lot and called Myers, telling him he had to sign Durant. "There's this thing called the salary cap", Green told reporters on Thursday, according to Kevin Jones of KNBR 4 . There were a series of tweets here - and the refs were indeed pretty bad during the game. Now, do I believe in my heart that I did cost us? The Warriors later flew out to visit Durant in the Hamptons and had a positive meeting that included Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson, Andre ...

Author: 0 Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time'

Such lofty ambitions means all decisions have been made with the World Cup in Russian Federation in mind, even if Saturday's 2-2 draw at Scotland saw their lead at the top of Group F cut to just two points. "They've got to try and win now while we've got to concentrate on us and try to win the next couple of games to qualify". England have now gone 35 games and nearly eight years since they last lost a World Cup or European Championship qualifying match.

Sports Eric Decker released by New York Jets
Author: 0 Eric Decker released by New York Jets

The Jets officially released Decker on Monday after being unable to trade him. The Jets received trade interest for Decker, but his salary was a stumbling block. "You never know how this is going to unfold", Maccagnan said on Tuesday. Decker underwent hip and shoulder surgeries last fall, but he is healthy and has been practicing.

Sports Mets slugger Cespedes leaves game with sore left heel
Author: 0 Mets slugger Cespedes leaves game with sore left heel

Mets manager Terry Collins says slugger Yoenis Cespedes is available to pinch-hit Sunday and will return to the lineup for the following two games when NY hosts the Chicago Cubs . Chicago had four home runs and 12 hits yesterday - its highest total of either in the last 20 games (had 14 hits and four HR on May 21 vs. Milwaukee).

Sports Crosby, Pens cap incredible year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup
Author: 0 Crosby, Pens cap incredible year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

The Penguins have won five championships - all of them on the road. Crosby also became just the third player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in consecutive years as the Stanley Cup MVP to go along with his third championship. Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final between Pittsburgh and the Ottawa Senators was the most watched game of the 2017 playoffs overall, with an average of 4.29 million viewers.

Author: 0 Sarfraz, Amir guide shaky Pak into semis

India has already qualified from the group. The group matches saw India beat Pakistan - Pakistan beat South Africa - South Africa beat Sri Lanka -Sri Lanka beat India and finally India beat South Africa to secure a semifinal spot.

Author: 0 Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe

The Cavaliers and Warriors , who have tangled for three consecutive Junes, headed back to the West Coast on Saturday after Cleveland's record-setting 137-116 victory. "The longer the series goes on, the more stuff like that happens". "We want to put ourself in position to play another game". He's consistently executed at a high level for Cleveland when called upon and is undoubtedly there go-to guy in late-game situations.

Sports Seahawks RB Eddie Lacy earns weight bonus for second time
Author: 0 Seahawks RB Eddie Lacy earns weight bonus for second time

The first check came in May, where he had to get in at 255 pounds or less. Lacy has a contract that is laden with weight incentives. If Lacy does have a big year in the Northwest, Seahawks fans would be wise to break from tradition and not throw Skittles at their running back - candy apparently isn't in his diet these days.

Sports World Cup Triumph For Young Liverpool Internationals
Author: 0 World Cup Triumph For Young Liverpool Internationals

It was also England's first title in a Federation Internationale de Football Association men's competition since their senior team's victory at the 1966 World Cup at home. Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin notched the only goal of an absorbing contest 10 minutes before the interval. Southgate, promoted to senior coach from the Under-21 job after Sam Allardyce's departure, thinks giving the junior teams big-game experience has been key to that success.

Author: 0 Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France

Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane has stated a desire to take the England captaincy off Wayne Rooney going forward, having worn the armband for the first time against Scotland on Saturday evening. "We knew it was going to be tough away from home in an global qualifier and with Scotland doing everything to stay in the World Cup". "But Harry Kane does what Harry Kane does best by scoring right at the death and costing us the three points".

Author: 0 Charl Schwartzel co-leads heading into the weekend at St. Jude Classic

Berger played a bogey-free round on Sunday, avoiding trouble on a fast, firm course at TPC Southwind. Champions: Brandt Jobe won the PGA Tour Champions event by one shot, finishing at 14-under 202 for his first victory in 19 years. Cabrera Bello, a 33-year-old from Spain, has four worldwide victories, but has never won on the PGA Tour. In all, the huddled leaderboard features 24 other golfers within five shots of the three-player logjam in first place, setting the stage for a highly ...

Sports Sean O'Brien seat for first appearance of 2017 Lions tour
Author: 0 Sean O'Brien seat for first appearance of 2017 Lions tour

But to be arriving on the Wednesday and playing on the Saturday is just too tough, we wouldn't do it". A moment of brilliance from the hosts - the first of the five New Zealand Super Rugby franchises to take on the Lions - won the contest at Eden Park, as first Sonny Bill Williams then Ihaia West ripped through the midfield to dot down under the posts shortly after the Lions had taken the lead.

Author: 0 Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

Red Sox: LHP Brian Johnson threw a bullpen for Triple-A Pawtucket and felt fine after recently tweaking his hamstring. "You're going to have some struggles that you have to come out of, and I'm working toward that right now". ATLANTA - Mike Foltynewicz allowed only four hits in seven scoreless innings, Nick Markakis drove in five runs and Atlanta crushed Philadelphia to end the Phillies' four-game winning streak.

Sports India vs Pakistan Match Prediction, Preview Champions Trophy 2017
Author: 0 India vs Pakistan Match Prediction, Preview Champions Trophy 2017

Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya - two players who will probably be fighting for a place in the team at the tournament in England and Wales - led the scoring for India with knocks of 94 and 80 not out respectively. With the start of the Champions Trophy -- a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides - just two days away, this was a poorly-timed flop from Bangladesh , whose bowlers were swatted away by holders India as they piled up 324 for seven.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes, rallying past Irish War Cry

Last year's 3-year-old champion, Arrogate, is now the best horse in the world and his first graded stake was in last year's Travers, so anything can happen as we head into the summer months. TV channel/schedule: Once again the race will carried on NBC Sports Network, the cable TV option for NBC's sports broadcasts. Tapwrit was sixth in the Derby and Patch was 14th.

Sports Manchester United star's future hangs in balance
Author: 0 Manchester United star's future hangs in balance

Despite finishing last season as Man Utd's top goalscorer with 28 goals, an ACL injury led to his one-year deal not getting extended at Old Trafford. So far I played with one leg so it shouldn't be any problem. Giving up is not an option. With all this considered, it came as no real surprise when it was announced last week that Ibrahimovic would be released by the club at the start of next month.

Sports Marvel's 'Black Panther' unleashed in explosive first teaser
Author: 0 Marvel's 'Black Panther' unleashed in explosive first teaser

In fact, " Black Panther " generated 58 percent as much digital content engagement as " Wonder Woman ", the most popular movie at the USA box office right now. The movie stars Chadwick Boseman in the title role, picking up where 2016's " Captain America: Civil War " left off, and also features a list of Hollywood heavyweights like Oscar victor Lupita Nyong'o , Angela Bassett and Michael B.

Sports Morgan optimistic England's confidence won't be dented by South Africa loss
Author: 0 Morgan optimistic England's confidence won't be dented by South Africa loss

Seam bowler Roland-Jones will make his global debut if he features at Lord's, his home ground in county cricket with Middlesex. That it came to an end with a rush of blood to the head - stumped dancing down the wicket to the left-arm off-spin of Keshav Maharaj when some of the early damage had been repaired and with still over 20 overs in the tank - was a frustration.

Author: 0 How Real Madrid celebrated their Champions League victory

Modric praised the quality of the team after clinching the trophy and claimed that Los Merengues can continue winning titles if they keep working as hard as they have. The Welsh worldwide has struggled with an ankle injury at Real this season, and spent most of Saturday's Champions League final on the substitute's bench.

Sports Ivanka Shocked at
Author: 0 Ivanka Shocked at "Level of Viciousness" in Washington

Comey and that she had found a "level of viciousness" in Washington beyond what she expected. "There is a level of viciousness that I was not expecting", she said during an interview on "Fox & Friends" when asked whether it is harder than she thought to focus on the things she wants to do.

Author: 0 Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Murray

The three-time major champion is on the prowl again, striking fear in the hearts of less aggressive, opportunistic players. "Stan had played really well, while I had struggled in some matches". Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal will take on Dominic Thiem in the second semi-final, after the Austrian knocked out defending champion Djokovic.

Sports Rafael Nadal produces dominant display to reach French Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal produces dominant display to reach French Open quarter-finals

Carreno Busta , 25, reached his first Grand Slam quarter-final with a 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 8-6 win over Canadian fifth seed Milos Raonic . "I'm sure he's going to be as motivated as ever , so I expect him to come out and really play his best", said Djokovic , who has won all five matches, and 11 of 12 sets, he's played against Thiem.

Author: 0 America's Cup: Japanese to help Defender

The Olympic sailing legend and his Portsmouth-based Land Rover BAR team's challenge for the 2017 tournament ended on Thursday when they lost 5-2 to New Zealand in the semi finals. Ainslie played a key role in Team USA's miraculous comeback in San Francisco , but he couldn't translate that success with his homegrown outfit. "We knew we had the power and had to keep chipping away, we saw the opportunity and stole the victory", Outteridge said in televised comments on BT Sport.

Sports Warren Gatland puts on courageous face as British and Irish Lions flounder
Author: 0 Warren Gatland puts on courageous face as British and Irish Lions flounder

The 25-year-old is under pressure to turn around the Lions' fortunes after a shock 22-16 loss to the Auckland Blues on Wednesday. There are first starts too for Mako Vunipola, the England prop, hooker Jamie George and Ireland prop Tadhg Furlong in a new-look front row, while Englandlock George Kruis makes his first start alongside Wyn Jones.

Author: 0 Owen Farrell kicks British & Irish Lions to victory over Crusaders

The Lions side are on a high after they downed the previously unbeaten Canterbury Crusaders 9-3 on Saturday. Only Waisake Naholo and Lima Sopoaga from the All Blacks squad, and Liam Coltman who is in as injury cover, have been made available to face the Lions .

Sports No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final
Author: 0 No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final

That's quite impressive.' Speaking about her future, Ostapenko said: 'I'm really happy, but I still have to improve some things and to get better as player. Jelena won this match, Simona did not lose it. She had a wonderful clay-court season. A 100-1 outsider at the start of the tournament, she will rise from 47th to 12th in the world rankings following her spectacular victory.