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Sports Pakistan reach ICC Champions Trophy final after surprise victory over England
Author: 0 Pakistan reach ICC Champions Trophy final after surprise victory over England

England captain Eoin Morgan said his team did not simply adapt to the conditions . He said: "I think for the first part of our innings, we played pretty well". "At the same time, Pakistan's bowling, I thought, was exceptional". "It's a big challenge jumping from venue to venue but we're going to have to do that with the World Cup so it's important for us to go through games like today (Wednesday) for our experience", added the former Irish star.

Author: 0 Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

McConnell has said he was willing to make changes to win support, and in the week ahead, plenty of backroom bargaining is expected. The bill will fail if just three of the 52 Republican senators oppose it, an event that would deal a humiliating blow to President Donald Trump and Senate leaders.

Sports Jose Mourinho, the latest to be accused of Tax fraud
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho, the latest to be accused of Tax fraud

What happened with the tax authorities was after the game. " Cristiano is not a business, it is history of Real Madrid ". Prosecutors said he had failed to declare revenues from his image rights in his Spanish income tax declarations from 2011 and 2012, "with the aim of obtaining illicit profits".

Sports In emotional return to Greece, Antetokounmpo promises to help youth
Author: 0 In emotional return to Greece, Antetokounmpo promises to help youth

Antetokounmpo led the Bucks in points, assists, rebounds, blocked shots and steals and ranked in the top 20 in the National Basketball Association in each of those categories - something that had never been done in league history. In all eight of those categories those numbers represented improvements from the previous year. While no two teams are alike, there is plenty for the Bucks to learn from both the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Sports The Pittsburgh Penguins close out another Cup title
Author: 0 The Pittsburgh Penguins close out another Cup title

Crosby also became only the third man to win back-to-back Conn Smythe trophies. Speaking with reporters after the decisive Game 6, Bonino revealed he suffered a broken leg while blocking a shot during the first period of the series' second game - then played the final two periods on it.

Sports Stars acquire defenseman Marc Methot in a trade with Vegas
Author: 0 Stars acquire defenseman Marc Methot in a trade with Vegas

Joining the Stars, Methot should have every opportunity to see himself playing on the top-pairing alongside No. 1 defender John Klingberg in Dallas. The Stars have a young defense that struggled last season and Nill is hoping Methot adds stability to a group that will likely feature at least four players under the age of 24.

Sports UFC Fight Night 112 results: Dennis Siver defeats BJ Penn by decision
Author: 0 UFC Fight Night 112 results: Dennis Siver defeats BJ Penn by decision

Siver stayed light on his feet in the first round, keeping his opponent at bay by popping his knee up in a Muay Thai style and throwing a variety of kicks at his opponent. Siver nails Penn with a head kick followed by a punching combination, Siver and Penn exchange a few rights. Penn stood over Siver, but had to fend off the German's armbar attempt, eventually dropping to the canvas in side control.

Sports Clippers' Chris Paul named to NBA All-Defensive First Team
Author: 0 Clippers' Chris Paul named to NBA All-Defensive First Team

If you can't watch that whole video right now, at least look at this play. Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid had the best mark in the league for players who defended five shots or more per game at the rim (40.8 percent). Guard Tony Allen (Memphis), center Anthony Davis (New Orleans) and forwards Andre Roberson (Oklahoma City) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee) joined Green on the second unit.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook wins NBA's MVP Award

However, he has that player option in his contract for the 2018-19 National Basketball Association season that he can opt out of. He averaged 25.5 points this season after averaging 21.2 the previous year. That just wasn't a big enough sample size for Embiid to win the award. The NBA formerly gave out its individual awards at various points throughout the postseason before switching to the awards show this season and presenting them all at once in front of the league's top ...

Author: 0 Ricciardo terms Vettel as 'passion, hunger driven'

Lewis Hamilton has said he has no interest in discussing what happened between himself and Sebastian Vettel at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and will instead do his "talking on the track". "(I didn't think I'd win) for all my money, but this was the race we expected a year ago, all the safety cars and chaos. "Imagine all the young kids that are watching Formula 1 today and see that kind of behavior from a four-time world champion".

Author: 0 Cosby trial: Jury back deliberating after deadlock

The jury has completed about 40 hours of deliberations, including three consecutive 12-hour days, without reaching an unanimous verdict . In his decade-old depositions , Cosby said he gave Constand Benadryl - calling the pills her "friends" without telling her what they were - and admitted to giving other young women Quaaludes, a sedative, in the 1970s.

Author: 0 Nadal beats Wawrinka Wins 10th French Open title

Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. Rafael Nadal will resume his bittersweet relationship with Wimbledon buoyed by his record-breaking French Open but wary of the traps which have ensnared him at the All England Club.

Sports Lyon sign 21 year old Chelsea owned Burkina Faso striker
Author: 0 Lyon sign 21 year old Chelsea owned Burkina Faso striker

Netting nine goals in the Dutch top-flight and four en route to the Europa League final, the Burkina Faso global impressed at Ajax , drawing much transfer speculation this summer. As has been the case with other Chelsea departures in recent seasons, Traore jets to France hoping to prove his former club wrong in refusing to offer him enough first-team chances, where the Blues' loss will be Lyon's gain.

Sports Dan Gilbert meets with Chauncey Billups for GM opening
Author: 0 Dan Gilbert meets with Chauncey Billups for GM opening

Gilbert continued saying that the Cavaliers did not have an announcement regarding new leadership but said they are still exploring options. 76ERS GET: No. Reports have surfaced that former National Basketball Association star Chauncey Billups was being considered as team president. There were disputes between Griffin and Gilbert between the direction of the franchise and also possibly the salary that Griffin was looking for.

Sports Ryan Bertrand: Gareth Southgate still the man despite England's loss to France
Author: 0 Ryan Bertrand: Gareth Southgate still the man despite England's loss to France

Hart came under criticism for both goals as he conceded two Leigh Griffiths free-kicks in quick succession towards the end of the game against Scotland before Harry Kane netted a stoppage-time equaliser. Djibril Sidibe racked up an nearly similar close-range objective on 43 mins, and Kane added his second from the place (48) as Raphael Varane saw red for a last-man foul on Dele Alli .

Sports England beat South Africa and win T20 series without captain Eoin Morgan
Author: 0 England beat South Africa and win T20 series without captain Eoin Morgan

Malan's England debut saw him join the ranks of cricketers who've learnt their game in South Africa only to pursue global careers elsewhere, with the Proteas losing a dramatic 2015 World Cup semi-final to New Zealand when Johannesburg-born Grant Elliott hit a six off Dale Steyn with just a ball to spare at Auckland's Eden Park.

Sports Werner double ousts Cameroon from Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Werner double ousts Cameroon from Confederations Cup

World champions Germany secured their place in the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup with a controversial 3-1 win over Cameroon at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi . The incident will likely become the latest to cast doubt on VAR's usefulness ahead of next year's World Cup, with the technology used to mixed effect at these finals.

Author: 0 Federer downs Mayer, into Halle semis

This is set to be a really interesting match as it is between two players are at two very different stages of their career. 'I'm not sure if I am going to win this tournament again so I want to enjoy it as much as I can'. The eight-time Halle champion prevailed after one hour and 25 minutes. "I was doubting myself a little bit, I must admit, because losing [in the opening] round for the first time in 15 years on grass was always going to shake me a little bit and it did", Federer said.

Sports NBA All-Rookie Teams 2017: Celtics' Jaylen Brown Voted To Second Team
Author: 0 NBA All-Rookie Teams 2017: Celtics' Jaylen Brown Voted To Second Team

The other two finalists for the the award were a pair of 76ers teammates-forward Dario Saric and center Joel Embiid . The winners will be announced during the NBA Awards Monday night in NY. He also ranks first in free throw percentage (87.6%), second in games played (136), fifth in minutes played (4,157), sixth in 3-point field goal percentage (36.5%), seventh in 3-pointers (185) and ninth in free throws (422).

Author: 0 LaVar Ball takes off shirt at 'WWE Monday Night Raw'

The No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft has generated more buzz than most rookies have ever achieved thanks to the brash style of his father. As the conversation with The Miz escalated, LaVar Ball began gyrating to show his anger, with his sons smiling and laughing along. Ambrose, wearing a Big Baller shirt, said he would be the WWE superstar representing the brand at the next pay-per-view event, appropriately named Great Balls of Fire.

Sports FP1 - Red Bull one-two in Baku as Perez hits the wall
Author: 0 FP1 - Red Bull one-two in Baku as Perez hits the wall

His title rival Lewis Hamilton did use a set of the super-softs, but failed to improve on his soft tyre time and finished the session over a second off the pace. My pole lap in Montreal was pretty special, but I think this one here tops that. The second practice starts late Friday afternoon. The 19-year-old Verstappen , also fastest in the first practice, was narrowly ahead of Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo .

Sports Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup
Author: 0 Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

Spithill's famous fightback in San Francisco in 2013 ranks as one of the biggest ever sporting reversals, overturning an 8-1 New Zealand lead to win the "Auld Mug" by 9-8. "We're really excited to go out there tomorrow and put it all on the line again". Be in the know and enjoy the benefit of one-click access to the Republican-American.Click into our Express Log In and each day's top stories will keep yourself informed, engaged, and entertained with valuable real news from your town.

Sports Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)
Author: 0 Markelle Fultz Excited To Head To The (Insert Team Name)

They have options, however, and the cap space to make a move at a player this summer. Eat them while you can, Markelle! "I mean, say you want to do something, and to go out and do it is unbelievable". The inability to close out games, and the inability to perform up to par with the roster's talent. Perhaps Dunn will develop, perhaps LaVine will turn into an All-Star guard, and perhaps Markkanen will become an elite stretch four.

Sports Aussie women second to NZ in world sevens
Author: 0 Aussie women second to NZ in world sevens

Victory in Clermont added to successes in Dubai, Las Vegas, Kitakyushu and Langford this season. Canada replicated their Rio Olympic result by finishing third. The Australia women dominated the early going but could not breach the Canadian defence until Evania Pelita broke through. The U.S. scored two quick tries to start the game, the second a darting run from Heavirland to give the Eagles a 12-0 lead.

Sports AP report: 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for top pick
Author: 0 AP report: 76ers, Celtics agree on trade for top pick

Otherwise, the Celtics will have a choice of first-rounders in 2019 - either from Sacramento or Philadelphia, whichever pick is higher. History will say the Boston Celtics passed on the No. Lonzo Ball , left, and Markelle Fultz are two of the highly-touted point guards available in Thursday s draft. However, Celtics president Danny Ainge still believes they will get the player they would have selected at number one .

Sports Naby Keita to Liverpool: RB Leipzig consider making Bundesliga history with sale
Author: 0 Naby Keita to Liverpool: RB Leipzig consider making Bundesliga history with sale

The Merseyside manager has used a 4-3-3 formation for a good majority of his career with specific roles for midfielders and Keita can do well in any of those roles. Interestingly, Keita has a release clause of around that figure that kicks in next summer, and with the player hesitating over signing a new deal they might end up losing him for in and around that £50m mark in twelve months anyway.

Sports Charlie Sheen owner of Ruth memorabilia up for auction
Author: 0 Charlie Sheen owner of Ruth memorabilia up for auction

The Red Sox copy of the contract was sold in 2005 for $996,000 during an auction at Sotheby's. In addition to starring as Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn in the cult-favorite " Major League " fims, Sheen is a notorious baseball fan and has always been a collector of memorabilia, and while he doesn't remember what he paid for the Ruth items (shocker) he is confident that the sale will net him a profit.

Author: 0 Rangers activate LHP Cole Hamels to start against Cleveland

Carrasco lasted 3 1/3 innings, giving up eight runs on six hits, all of them for extra bases. Buster Posey went 3-for-4 and drove in three runs as the Giants routed the Rockies. Recently recalled outfielder Tyler Austin lined a solo homer and had a sacrifice fly for NY, which won for the third time in 13 games to keep pace with Boston atop the AL East.

Sports Projections for the Golden Knights in 2017-18
Author: 0 Projections for the Golden Knights in 2017-18

Poile is the only GM in Predators history, patiently building the Sun Belt franchise into a powerhouse with a solid foundation in the community. Lee Stempniak was the most appealing unprotected player on Carolina's roster, but the Hurricanes tempted the Golden Knights with a 2017 fifth-round draft pick to take forward Connor Brickley instead.

Sports Conor McGregor weight limit, glove size and round number revealed
Author: 0 Conor McGregor weight limit, glove size and round number revealed

On Wednesday, it was announced that Mayweather and McGregor would face off inside the ring on August 26 in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena. His MMA record now stands at 21-3 but has never boxed professionally. Mayweather will come off a two-year retirement in a bout that McGregor has been pushing for almost that long. The fight will last for 12 rounds of 3 minutes, each contested under traditional boxing rules.

Sports Rockets Mike D'Antoni Named NBA Coach Of The Year
Author: 0 Rockets Mike D'Antoni Named NBA Coach Of The Year

This is the second time that D'Antoni has won the coach of the year. The Rockets broke the National Basketball Association single-season record for three-pointers made in late March of the regular season, while D'Antoni linked up with James Harden to lead the team to a 55-27 record in the regular season.

Author: 0 Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season

The 2014 NASCAR champion came to Sears Point winless in 20 races since Kansas last fall and has been overshadowed in this season of young, new superstars. I just wish I could run this race again I think I might have had better auto than driver today and I learned a lot. To start, Truex had the dominant auto, and he led the most laps (25).

Sports Kvitova beats Barty to win Birmingham
Author: 0 Kvitova beats Barty to win Birmingham

The Czech , who won Wimbledon in 2011 and 2014, suffered a knife attack during a robbery at her home in December that left her with a damaged hand. " Petra Kvitova has withdrawn from Eastbourne with an abdominal injury", Sport24 quoted the WTA as saying on their official Twitter page. But in a stunning performance against Barty, Kvitova battled back from losing the first set and stepped up in the second half of the decider to seal victory.

Sports WTF: Acronym prompts Taekwondo name change
Author: 0 WTF: Acronym prompts Taekwondo name change

The Wisconsin Tourism Federation (also WTF) changed its name to the Tourism Federation of Wisconsin in 2009, according to Mental Floss , and Sioux City Gateway Airport was assigned the airport code "SUX". World Taekwondo president Choue Chung-won added: "World Taekwondo is distinctive and simple to understand and reinforces the global nature of our sport".

Author: 0 Ronaldo helps Portugal into Semis, Russia out

Despite the support of a packed Kazan Arena, the hosts were unable to keep up their end of the bargain and took their leave of the competition. Ronaldo opened the scoring with a penalty and Bernardo Silva , Andre Silva and Nani were all on target in a victory that ensured Portugal qualified for the last four as Group A winners.