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Sports Altuve, Beltran homer in Astros' 7-1 win over Red Sox
Author: 0 Altuve, Beltran homer in Astros' 7-1 win over Red Sox

Xander Bogaerts started the scoring in the first inning with a solo home run off Houston starter Joe Musgrove . "The difference once again is elevation in the strike zone", Boston manager John Farrell said. He trotted down to first base, trying to loosen up his knee. INDIANS 9-6, TWINS 3-2 Jose Ramirez homered twice, doubled and drove in four runs as visiting Cleveland beat the Twins in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.

Sports Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
Author: 0 Russian Federation eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

Shprygin said he had been notified by Confederations Cup organisers that his fan-ID - required to attend matches - had been cancelled. Hosts Russia got off to a winning start at the Confederations Cup on Saturday, Fedor Smolov's second-half goal sealing a 2-0 win over New Zealand in Saint Petersburg in the tournament opener.

Author: 0 Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph

India was then routed for 158 in the 31st over . Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed hailed his side's character and belief as they delivered a brilliant performance to hand defending champions India a 180-run thrashing in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy cricket tournament here on Sunday.

Sports Curry, Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty
Author: 0 Curry, Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

Were those teams as super as this year's Warriors? And then when I came back, we just kept going from there. "It's easier said than done obviously, but that's the goal". The Warriors won the title in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback past year. He's advanced to seven straight and eight overall in his 14-year career and has surfaced a 3-5 record, while guys like Michael Jordan (6-0), Bill Russell (11-1) and Robert Horry (7-0) have ideal or unblemished records in the ...

Author: 0 Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

The 2017 Confederations Cup is a teaser for the 2018 World Cup, with plenty of stars on show as the champions from each qualifying section battle in Russian Federation. Mexico's all-time leading scorer still had time before the end of the half to blaze over from a good position. Ronaldo was making the headlines on Friday because of a report that said he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain following allegations that he defrauded the country's tax authorities.

Sports Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title
Author: 0 Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title

The 4-1 victory saw the Spanish side become the first team in the Champions League era to retain the title - and doing so on home turf meant a lot to their Welsh star. "In the first half we played beautifully". Madrid's attacking brilliance proved too hard for Juventus to contain, giving Zinedine Zidane his second Champions League title in 18 months of top-flight management.

Sports Golden State one win from title
Author: 0 Golden State one win from title

Golden State is on the verge of history. The former MVP has taken over every game of the series so far, and put the Warriors in a very comfortable position with an nearly insurmountable 3-0 series lead. He played 39 minutes and finished plus-11. "Kyrie and LeBron had it going the whole game, but that's pretty taxing to go one-on-one the whole game", Kerr said.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Looking for a New Team

They cite sources who claim Ronaldo is "deeply disillusioned" after it was claimed he had defrauded Spanish tax authorities out of 14.7million euros and that he feels he is "a victim of persecution". There is, however, one big problem with this argument and that is the fact that Ronaldo signed a new five-year deal with Real only last November. Spanish publication Don Balon have reported that Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Cristiano Ronaldo over his price tag.

Author: 0 Brooks Koepka wins US Open, ties Rory McIlroy's scoring mark

A three-putt bogey from Harman on the 13th left clubhouse leader Matsuyama as Koepka's nearest challenger, but the American promptly got up and down from a bunker on the 14th and holed from 12 feet for another birdie on the next. The 27-year-old American, who had to leave his home country and join Europe's minor-league tour to get his career going, won the U.S. Open. Heading into the 12th hole, Harman and Koepka were tied at 13-under.

Sports Five key moments that propelled Pakistan to Champions Trophy glory
Author: 0 Five key moments that propelled Pakistan to Champions Trophy glory

Fakhar got another life, and the Pakistan opener embraced it. Just when even their most loyal supporters were beginning to lose faith, Pakistan bounced back with commitment, belief and desire. "Majority of them in Pakistani team are new.and they defeated us", he said. "As I said, you can do little to control when people are going well like that, and we certainly tried to make them hit in areas that we felt it would be uncomfortable, but we just didn't have anything going our way in that ...

Author: 0 Mexico salvage point against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup

There was drama at the end of both halves as Javier Hernandez headed Mexico level two minutes before the break after Ricardo Quaresma had opened the scoring for the European champions. The assistants duly looked it over, and awarded what looked to be a correct offside decision against Portugal , disallowing the goal. "We know we didn't play well", he said.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo dodges questions as Real Madrid exit rumours escalate
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo dodges questions as Real Madrid exit rumours escalate

LaLiga president Javier Tebas is adamant Cristiano Ronaldo will be proven innocent of tax evasion and is anxious about the potential impact of the Real Madrid star leaving Spain's top flight. Having won three Champions League titles in the past four years as well as this season's La Liga, there is a sense that he wants a new challenge.

Sports Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at Michigan
Author: 0 Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at Michigan

Byron led after a restart with two laps remaining, but Hamlin pressured him the rest of the way, and the Cup Series veteran eventually prevailed by 0.012 seconds in his No. So I don't understand how you take the Xfinity regular season points leader and tell him you don't have time for him when he has one of the longest-running sponsors in the sport".

Sports Did Lebron James deserve to be voted NBA Finals MVP?
Author: 0 Did Lebron James deserve to be voted NBA Finals MVP?

So for me personally I have no reason to put my head down. Durant won the Finals MVP award after averaging 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists, and 1.6 blocks for the series. James and Kyrie Irving dueling Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry was such good theater, it made you wonder if the Olympics should've added 2 on 2 as a new sport rather than 3 on 3.

Author: 0 NZ take 3-0 lead over US in America's Cup

The Challengers to Oracle Team USA took back-to-back victories in the first two races of the final stage of the 35th America's Cup , wiping out the minus point deficit the US team had over their Kiwi rivals, putting themselves into a 1-0 lead over the Defenders of the "Auld Mug" at the end of day one.

Sports List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo
Author: 0 List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo

Senate Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three others were wounded in the attack. Brooks said the list was short and the other names he was told of were also GOP congressmen. They checked his laptop, cell phone and a camera and found there that indicated he had been scouting potential targets. Sue Hodgkinson said she felt "horrible", saying, "I had no idea this was going to happen and I don't know what to say about it".

Author: 0 Chelsea face £10million hit on striker after row with Antonio Conte

A second spell at Atletico could still happen, though, even with the La Liga side now working under a transfer embargo and unable to bring in any fresh faces until January 2018. This presentation was posted on the club's official Twitter account, and unfortunately, they caught the moment when Conte flipped to the page where Costa was present (around the 33 second mark).

Sports Amir fit for Champions Trophy final
Author: 0 Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

The stage is once again set for the game that always brings the two nations to a standstill, as the fierce arch rivals India and Pakistan clash in the Champion Trophy final on Sunday at The Oval , London . As the cricket world gears up for the epic blockbuster game, where not only the players but the fans too will be under huge pressure. Whatever the result, we have to go forward and play more games after.

Author: 0 Watch CT 2017 final live on Tv, Online

The 25-year-old too is confident in his fitness for the final, saying: "I am fast gaining fitness. Besides, any subcontinental team is generally comfortable against spin which is another reason why I would prefer Umesh although Ashwin too is a fantastic competitor", Gambhir felt.

Author: 0 Brooks Koepka wins 117th US Open Championship

Open record at 16-under par. Koepka's winning total of 16-under equals the lowest score to par for a U.S. Open, matching Rory McIlroy's victory at Congressional in 2011 on a par-71 layout. "I think that's a pretty good week". "That's probably one of the coolest things I've ever experienced and to do it on Father's Day it's pretty neat", Koepka said afterwards.

Author: 0 No need for alarm bells after draw, says Ronaldo

Hector Moreno snatched a stoppage-time equaliser as Mexico denied Portugal victory in their opening Confederations Cup match. The cherry on top of the cake, though, was his corner that set up the equalising goal in the dying stages of the match to earn Mexico a well deserved point.

Author: 0 Brooks Koepka wins 2017 US Open

Open show Sunday night, "and I said, 'can you give me an estimation on what might the winning score be here?' He said, 'if the wind blows, four under". One by one the contenders dropped off Sunday afternoon. Potential disaster averted, Koepka proceeded to birdie the next three holes and effectively end the hopes of those in pursuit.

Author: 0 All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

McPhee has said he's had contact with all teams and was expected to have several trades in place. Kevan Miller: In what was really a year-long tryout between Adam McQuaid, Kevan Miller, and Colin Miller, I really think it was a strong postseason showing from Kevan Miller that's earned him the right as the club's third and final protected defenseman.

Sports Murray, Wawrinka to meet 2nd time in French Open semis
Author: 0 Murray, Wawrinka to meet 2nd time in French Open semis

In her first victory against the Spanish on clay court, Halep struck a total of 19 winners and had huge advantage in winning percentage on first and second serve. The Scot will now face the tournament's 2015 victor Wawrinka, who beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1, in what is a repeat of last year's semi-final showdown which Murray won in four sets before losing to Novak Djokovic in the final .

Sports Jones excited by England's potential after Argentina whitewash
Author: 0 Jones excited by England's potential after Argentina whitewash

Skipper Dylan Hartley said: "It's been easy to lead this team". "Today ends the first two years in the job, we are 21 wins, one loss", Jones said. I am very pleased for the team, I am pleased for the young players, I am pleased they have got some more growth in them.

Sports Jared Montgomery Looks Like a Find For The Yankees
Author: 0 Jared Montgomery Looks Like a Find For The Yankees

Bundy beat Montgomery 3-2 on May 29 in Baltimore, where the Orioles took two of three from NY. Judge hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth to lead NY to its sixth consecutive victory, 5-3 over Los Angeles on Monday night. He went 6.2 innings while allowing just one earned run (three total ) on four hits. "I mean his power is incredible". The 25-year-old Judge leads all American League players in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game.

Author: 0 US Open Day One

And I can hit those shots. I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did. "I just didn't get it in the hole fast enough". McIlroy was never in the short grass from the 11th hole to the end on Thursday when he opened with a career-worst 78, and he didn't do almost enough in the second round until it was far too late.

Sports Aldridge: Boston Celtics agree to trade top pick to Philadelphia 76ers
Author: 0 Aldridge: Boston Celtics agree to trade top pick to Philadelphia 76ers

In addition, the Celtics will be at risk of receiving a low first round pick in 2018 or 2019 if the Lakers or Sixers do well in those years. They might not be ready to move on from Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier, both of whom are rotation players who would have taken away developmental opportunities from Fultz.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak

Amir was nearly unplayable at times. The pair put on 128 together before Ali was run-out in pretty ridiculous circumstances after his fellow opener didn't run when there was clearly one available. "When the game is on the line, the more he performs, the more amped up he gets". Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali made the ideal start for Pakistan even with Zaman "losing" his wicket only for it to be a no-ball and India missing out on a run-out all before the opener reached 10.

Author: 0 Larson Outlasts Elliott at Michigan

Larson heads to his home track next week at Sonoma Raceway, in which he has a best finish of 12th in three starts. The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series makes the first of two 2017 stops at Michigan International Speedway this afternoon.

Sports Vegas holds all the cards with expansion draft list
Author: 0 Vegas holds all the cards with expansion draft list

Finally, TSN's Pierre LeBrun highlighted one other option on the table for the Golden Knights: selecting an available player and immediately flipping him in a trade to a third team. Some players left unprotected, such as Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan , carry hefty contracts, which Vegas might shy away from so not to restrict the team's payroll structure under the salary cap.

Author: 0 Brooks Koepka caps a record week with US Open title

Hideki Matsuyama , of Japan, walks to the 16th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017 , at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. 352, but he won't be for long after finishing 10 under for fifth place. Charley Hoffman (71) finished solo eighth at 9 under. No one was more solid from start to finish than Koepka.

Author: 0 Ronaldo, Hernandez and VAR give the Confederations Cup the spectacle it needed

The result leaves hosts Russian Federation top of Group A, following their 2-0 victory over New Zealand yesterday. "It's not the result we wanted, we had the game nearly won", said Ronaldo , who was voted the man of the match. It would have been the first opportunity Ronaldo had to elaborate on reports linking him with a move away from Real Madrid after Spanish authorities accused him of tax fraud.

Sports Nolan Arenado hits walk-off home run to complete cycle
Author: 0 Nolan Arenado hits walk-off home run to complete cycle

Nolan Arenado struck out to end the seventh inning and it did not appear he was going to get another at-bat after hitting a triple, single and double in his first three at-bats Sunday at Coors Field. Craig Kimbrel allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth for his 20th save. He threw his first Saturday, the first time he faced hitters since getting injured in a dirt bike accident in Colorado in April.

Sports 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick
Author: 0 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for No. 1 pick

I don't think so. According to Woj , the 76ers are prepared to part with the #3 pick in 2017, the Lakers #1 pick in 2018 (which they acquired via trade, and depending what happens in July, could be a lottery pick), and a 2021 1st round pick.

Sports Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli stars as India smash Pakistan

Batting first, India scored 319 runs in 48 overs reduced due to rain interruptions. While the 28-year-old does "enjoy" playing against his country's arch-rivals, he added that the decision regarding bilateral series between the two nations should be left to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Sports Juventus chase €30m City target in case Alex Sandro leaves
Author: 0 Juventus chase €30m City target in case Alex Sandro leaves

A new contract offer had been on the table for several months but he is yet to sign, and Chelsea hope their show of strength in the transfer market will get their manager back on side. Chelsea's long-standing interest in Bakayoko is also likely to come to fruition, with the France worldwide set to join for a fee in excess of £40m after a fine season at the heart of Monaco's Ligue 1 title-winning midfield.

Author: 0 Francona feeling better, expected to manage Indians game

Jose Ramirez tied the game in the bottom of the seventh with a solo shot to right field for the equalizer. The 2014 All-Star raised both middle fingers. Miller (3-1) took the loss, his first loss in 53 appearances for Cleveland, since he was acquired in a trade from the Yankees on July 31 of a year ago.

Author: 0 Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confed Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo fed Ricardo Quaresma through for the opener in Russian Federation, but Javier Hernandez equalised for Mexico before the break. Mexico captain Andres Guardado towed the same line and was adamant that technology will be good for the game over the long run. We played without confidence, couldn't connect two or three passes.