Author: 0 Sarfraz proud as 'no chance' Pakistan reach final

One change was made to the playing XI for the Sri Lanka game, with Fahim Ashraf, the fast bowling all-rounder, coming in for the leg-spinner Shadab Khan. "We knew that we were going to play on a used wicket at some stage in this tournament, and certainly we found out the other day that today was going to be on a used wicket", Morgan said after the match on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Reportedly To Skip White House Visit

When the Golden State Warriors signed Kevin Durant last summer, the National Basketball Association world immediately became intrigued by how he and Stephen Curry could work together. Although the Cavaliers lost to the Warriors, who added an All-Star/Most Valuable Player candidate in Durant last offseason, Irving is confident about Cleveland's future saying, "I'm pretty sure we'll be back and we'll be ready to battle again".

Sports Ellis, Bullock suspended 5 games under NBA drug policy
Author: 0 Ellis, Bullock suspended 5 games under NBA drug policy

Ellis is eligible to participate in preseason play. The suspensions begin during the 2017-18 regular season. This was his second year with the Pacers. Ellis averaged 8 1/2 points a game last season, while Bullock averaged 4 1/2 points. According to the league's soon-to-expire collective bargaining agreement , a player is suspended five games after a third violation involving marijuana (either a failed drug test or a conviction or guilty plea following a possession arrest).

Sports Champion Trophy: India thrash Pakistan by 124 run
Author: 0 Champion Trophy: India thrash Pakistan by 124 run

Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma began the proceedings for the Men in Blue. "But seeing how quickly they opted to bowl, we felt like they're not necessarily wanting to chase a total down", Kohli said. Rohit took some time going, but he's coming back from an injury, and worldwide cricket is different to IPL . "He took all the pressure off me and played the way only he can".

Sports Murray fells Del Potro in Paris
Author: 0 Murray fells Del Potro in Paris

Andy Murray downed longtime rival Juan Martin del Potro to reach the Roland Garros last 16 on Saturday, June 3, while French hopes were overshadowed by a bitter feud between two of their top stars. He will play American John Isner or Russia's Karen Khachanov in the fourth round. Not on speaking terms over a Fed Cup-related controversy, Caroline Garcia (pic) and Alize Cornet take their differences to court in the fourth round on Philippe Chatrier.

Sports Don't think we need to change anything for final: Kohli
Author: 0 Don't think we need to change anything for final: Kohli

The match will be played at The Oval in London tomorrow. Ten years ago, India and Pakistan had clashed against one another in an ICC final and Gambhir's knock of 77 helped India sail through wherein MS Dhoni lifted his first ICC Champions Trophy.

Author: 0 Fowler surges clear as big-hitters flop at US Open

And even though it is the longest course to ever host a U.S. Open , Erin Hills has two short par-4 holes - Nos. "You can not play this golf course if you're not in position off the tee, and I wasn't in position", McIlroy said. The US Golf Association said complimentary bottled water will be provided at all drinking water stations for the rest of the tournament, which runs through Sunday.

Sports Lonzo Ball thanks his father in letter to Players' Tribune
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball thanks his father in letter to Players' Tribune

According to Ball's workout was a private event near his home where only Magic Johnson and general manager Rob Pelinka were present from the Lakers . "Not just the great point guards", says Fox. "Not his back", said Fox. "So, we'll be playing". He has been such an overwhelming presence in the media over the last few months that you're nearly forced to take a stance on him, unless you just stay off social media altogether.

Sports Warriors fans celebrate NBA title with rowdy street party
Author: 0 Warriors fans celebrate NBA title with rowdy street party

The bedrock trio of the team - Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green - were selected from rookie drafts, and not acquired from other teams via overpriced trades or the promise of inflated salaries. " Somebody asked me about it a couple months ago, a hypothetical, if a championship were to happen, what would I do ", Curry said. Normally, that would be a major concern for a team of the Warriors' ilk.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Eoin Morgan wants England to knock Australia out

Just last week, he had an expensive return of one for 82 during England's opening eight-wicket Group A win over Bangladesh at the Oval. New Zealand: Kane Williamson (captain), Corey Anderson , Trent Boult, Neil Broom, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, James Neesham, Jeetan Patel, Luke Ronchi (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Santner , Tim Southee, Ross Taylor .

Author: 0 Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave

Mexico's Javier Hernandez , better known as "Chicharito" became his country's all-time leading scorer last month and comes into the tournament with 47 goals. 17 players on the team are 25 years old or younger, so this isn't the top German team but it is ready to prove it can still lift the title. Hugo Broos' young squad qualified for the last eight at the expense of the hosts Gabon and Bassogog was a lively presence throughout the group stage, setting up Michael Ngadeu's all-important ...

Sports Herculean LeBron effort not enough for Cavs
Author: 0 Herculean LeBron effort not enough for Cavs

That the Golden State Warriors are on a march to another National Basketball Association championship seems nearly inevitable at this point, after their 118-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers gave them a 3-0 series lead in the Finals.

Sports Harry Kane Wants Permanent England Captaincy
Author: 0 Harry Kane Wants Permanent England Captaincy

England were seconds away from seeing their 34-game unbeaten run in global qualifiers come to an end and a first defeat at Hampden Park since 1985 after Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kick goals. "It was a good ball in from them, it probably could have been defended better, I've not seen it again". "It was like a middleweight boxer fighting a heavyweight, they kept getting hit".

Sports Kekana Ruled Out Of AFCON Qualifier Against Nigeria
Author: 0 Kekana Ruled Out Of AFCON Qualifier Against Nigeria

It is still in our hearts, we have not forgotten it. Kelechi Iheanacho, Ogenyi Onazi, John Ogu were among the 21 players that arrived camp on Monday to train ahead of the upcoming match. "I would have loved to have a full fit squad ahead of travelling to Nigeria but you don't get a ideal situation in football". Nigeria have not featured at either of the last two Nations Cup finals tournaments since they won the competition in South Africa in 2013‚ and were knocked out in the 2015 ...

Author: 0 Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland

What we've built here is truly special, it's unique, it's something that you don't want to see end at all", Curry said . It's a freeing experience for a lot of men, allowing them to go bald with dignity by shaving off what little hair they have left, in turn taking control back of their follicular situation.

Author: 0 The wrong kind of US Open history: Top 3 all miss cut

After weeks of pouring his heart and soul into qualifying for the first U.S. Open played in Wisconsin , Madison's Steve Stricker was right where he wanted to be after the tournament's second round. Neither did McIroy and Day, though all three made their share of trips into the club-grabbing fescue as well. That should have affected everyone the same way, but it was particularly troublesome for the field's elite players.

Sports Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia
Author: 0 Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

KAZAN, Russia (AP ) - Cristiano Ronaldo is finally getting an attacking partner he can count on. The 32-year-old Real Madrid superstar's build-up to the tournament in Russian Federation has been overshadowed after he was this week accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding the authorities of 14.7 million Euros ($16.5m) in tax through offshore companies.

Author: 0 Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

A day earlier, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a plea for patience from lawmakers in relation to Russian Federation, saying the administration feared being "handcuffed" by the new measure. "Without passage of Amendment #250, we lose a tremendous portion of our access to space", said Sen. "I've had conversations with Tillerson more generally about our relationship with Russian Federation, not about details (of the legislation )".

Author: 0 Three big-time stars not playing the weekend at US Open

The biggest surprise at this U.S. Open was not who was leading, but who was leaving. It marked the first time since the world rankings were created in 1986 that the top three ranked players in the world missed the cut at a US Open. "It sets up really well for me, especially if I'm driving it like I did today", he said. Brandt Snedeker, Players Championship victor Kim Si-woo, Xander Schauffele and amateur Cameron Champ are also two shots back at five under.

Sports Dufner takes the Memorial Tournament
Author: 0 Dufner takes the Memorial Tournament

Lahiri, of Bangalore, made a Sunday charge, beginning the day 10 shots behind leader Summerhays. "I think the one thing that also helps is it gives me something to think about other than my stroke or holing this putt or the situation I'm in", Dufner said.

Author: 0 The Staggering Hypocrisy of Newt Gingrich

Many of those supporters took issue with Mueller hiring top attorneys , whom they say are partisan, to assist with his investigation. Gingrich was a vocal advocate for Trump during his campaign and at one time was considered for the vice president slot.

Sports Gatland: Talkative Hansen is
Author: 0 Gatland: Talkative Hansen is "worried" by Lions potential

They had the better of the Maori in the air and at the breakdown, and they dominated the scrums in the second half. "I think Joe Launchbury and one or two others will be feeling a little bit upset". Maori huffed and puffed as they attempted to restore pride, but Gatland's side, skippered by Peter O'Mahony, comfortably saw the game out. Steve Hansen and some in the New Zealand media have suggested that this move by Gatland will divide his camp, but the Lions boss said his players have ...

Sports Five ways Real Madrid can ensure their domination continues
Author: 0 Five ways Real Madrid can ensure their domination continues

Now we have to celebrate". I'm a happy man to win the 12th and we'll enjoy this moment now. "They showed their class and the attitude needed to play in this kind of game". "If it were up to me, everyone would stay", he told Antena 3 . But Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri said it was not the end of the road for his side.

Author: 0 Justin Thomas' historic US Open day included a circus putt

But those errors were comfortably outweighed by nine birdies and a spectacular eagle at the par-five 18th, where he hit his approach shot to eight feet from 299 yards. 5 hole. Thomas is sponsored by Polo Golf, so you know where to look for those pink trousers. "I didn't know about the relation to par, so that was an added bonus".

Author: 0 LeBron James denies Draymond Green's remark that Cavs star 'started the superteam'

During the Golden State Warriors' championship parade, Green wore a shirt that read "Quickie," a reference to the short, five-game Finals and the Cavs' home arena, Quicken Loans Arena. Just as there seemed little doubt throughout the National Basketball Association playoffs the Warriors would take home the title, the smart money was on Draymond Green to win the championship parade.

Author: 0 Warriors celebrate National Basketball Association crown with street parade

Not only would the trade give Cleveland a much better chance of beating Golden State, it would allow IN to remain relevant without George, who is widely rumored to be leaving IN free agency at the end of next season. "We felt like Kevin could come in and help us", he added. "I no way expected him to respond anytime soon, but he did. When he turned that corner, we became nearly unbeatable".

Author: 0 Charley Hoffman joins crowd near top at US Open

And if that's not enough of a traffic jam at the top, 18 players are separated by three shots to start the third round. Joining them were British Open champion Henrik Stenson (No. It's not just the expectations of those watching around the world but a self-imposed pressure and McIlroy's disastrous opening round owed as much to his determination to regain his throne as golf's crown prince as his rustiness.

Sports Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens
Author: 0 Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens

In 225 career regular-season games, Beaulieu has 60 points (7-53) and 152 penalty minutes. Last season, the defenceman struggled. "After just a handful of games, [then head coach] Michel Therrien decided he had seen enough". Beaulieu, 24, was the Habs' first-round pick in 2011. Montreal was in danger of losing Beaulieu in the expansion draft, while Buffalo has room to protect him.

Author: 0 Mohammad Amir Fit For India vs Pakistan Final, Confirms Mickey Arthur

But increased political tensions, including recent skirmishes along the border and a pending case at the International Court of Justice, have limited their meetings in recent years. It is like the is bigger than the Ashes - and expectation is high from both nations, insane about cricket. "They have got some really experienced players who have played in big pressure games, they know how to handle these kind of situations and I think this is a tactic that works for them", Dravid who is ...

Sports Brilliant Nadal makes it 10 French Open crowns with Wawrinka win
Author: 0 Brilliant Nadal makes it 10 French Open crowns with Wawrinka win

Nadal lost just 35 games across the fortnight as he swept to the title in familiar style, and concede just one solitary break point to Wawrinka in the final, which he duly defended. Nadal won again at Roland Garros in 2006, 2007 and 2008. "You need the right circumstances, the right ingredients to win 10 French Open titles".

Sports Portugal sees Ronaldo fully focused on Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Portugal sees Ronaldo fully focused on Confederations Cup

Their biggest ever defeat remains a 7-1 loss in 2004 to Portugal , whom they will be playing in their second match in Group A of the Confederations Cup. However, they are also tactically astute and at number four in the current Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings are a formidable opponent - as Australia saw in their opening World Cup clash in Brazil.

Author: 0 McIlroy and Day bow out of US Open

Casey remained at the top of the leaderboard despite temporarily falling off Friday morning when he struggled through a stretch that included two bogeys and a triple bogey. Open with a 75. "I couldn't have shot any higher". Sixty-eight players made the cut , with former champion Webb Simpson, former Masters and British Open victor Zach Johnson and former PGA champion Keegan Bradley all making it on the number.

Sports Lopez beats Berdych to reach Stuttgart Open semis
Author: 0 Lopez beats Berdych to reach Stuttgart Open semis

Lopez saved all nine break points he faced against the third-seeded Berdych. Lopez's semifinal opponent will be sixth-seeded Mischa Zverev of Germany, who recorded a 6-4, 6-4 victory over 39-year-old German Tommy Haas , who had defeated Roger Federer earlier in the tournament.

Sports Tigers DH Victor Martinez released from hospital
Author: 0 Tigers DH Victor Martinez released from hospital

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez is in the hospital for something "more scary than a general baseball injury", manager Brad Ausmus told MLB Network Radio . He drilled 27 home runs previous year and gives the Tigers another power threat in the order alongside the likes of Miguel Cabrera , Justin Upton and J.D.

Sports Coyotes trade goaltender Mike Smith to Flames
Author: 0 Coyotes trade goaltender Mike Smith to Flames

He has two years remaining on his contract at a salary-cap hit of $5.67 million. The hope in Calgary is that two years of Smith as their starter will allow them to develop one or both of their goalie prospects, Jon Gillies (who spent last year playing for the Flames's AHL affiliate in Stockton, Calif.), and Tyler Parsons, a second-round draft choice last year, who won a Memorial Cup with the London Knights in 2016.

Author: 0 Chelsea marksman revealed he's not in Conte's plan next season

It has been reported for quite some time that there is tension between the Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and star striker Diego Costa . He was offered a chance to move to China in January, something that Chelsea rejected, and he recently ruled out moving there.

Author: 0 Still at top speed, Johnson, 41, stays with Hendrick team

Johnson spoke about the extensions during a press conference at Michigan International Speedway this morning. He continues to carry the banner for Hendrick Motorsports , being the only driver for the team to win points-paying races in the last two years.

Author: 0 Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open

If there is a tie for the lead at the end of the final round Sunday, an 18-hole playoff would be played Monday. The USGA aims to make the U.S. Open the toughest test in golf annually, and Erin Hills is a monster at 7,693 yards (par 72), making it the second-longest host of the tournament ever.