• Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint
Champions Trophy: Waqar Younis lashes out at Eoin Morgan for pitch complaint

At one stage, when they lost the opening game to India by a margin of 124 runs, Pakistan looked down and out but they bounced back strong with victories over South Africa and Sri Lanka to finish second in Group B. There would be no release even after the spinners were done as Pakistan's pacers ran through the middle order with pace, good lengths an...

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  • Tottenham's Hugo Lloris sure Paul Pogba will get 'better and better'
Tottenham's Hugo Lloris sure Paul Pogba will get 'better and better'

There's little doubt about which of the two enjoyed the better season. Lloris , 30, also expects a major improvement from other French players, including Spurs target Thomas Lemar . "We have a lot of players who are very unpredictable because in one versus one they can make the difference... that's one skill for our national team".

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  • Courtois' Chelsea contract talks stall over £200k wage demands
Courtois' Chelsea contract talks stall over £200k wage demands

Courtois is under contract at Stamford Bridge until 2019, while the Belgium global stopper has previously been linked with a move to Real Madrid to replace Keylor Navas. Courtois' representatives have held a number of meetings with Chelsea officials in the last two months to extend his stay at Stamford Bridge. Courtois had another fine season at ...

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  • Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox
Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

Porcello has had some shaky starts this year, but I think he is slowly getting back to his Cy Young form of a year ago. Porcello allowed just one more run over the next five innings before departing. "I really had to kind of refocus after that and not let my emotions get the best of me", Sale said. "You knew when they scored and got ahead he was ...

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  • England consider dropping opener Jason Roy for Jonny Bairstow
England consider dropping opener Jason Roy for Jonny Bairstow

However, goodwill can only last so long and he now seems certain to lose his place to Bairstow, whose recent form meant he was unlucky to miss out on a place in the team for this tournament in the first place. "That sums him up", said Morgan. "The only thing I will say, I know Bairstow has opened at county level, but he's never done it internatio...

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  • Law enforcement on the run for Special Olympics
Law enforcement on the run for Special Olympics

At SOO, small programs, large programs, big cities and small communities are treated with the same level of importance. From left to right are: SIUE Dispatcher Kathleen Pont , SIUE Lieutenant Lisa Johnson , SIUE Detective Phil Ragsdale , SIUE Sergeant Mark Ferrell and SIUE Sergeant Adam Severit with the torch in the Law Enforcement Torch R...

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  • Pakistan punish errant England to enter maiden Champions Trophy final
Pakistan punish errant England to enter maiden Champions Trophy final

Bangladesh's total of 264 for seven never looked like being enough and was duly made to look inadequate by India s powerful top-order. England will fancy its chances of extending the search for elusive major global ODI silverware despite drawing a mercurial Pakistan in the first semifinal of the ICC Champions Trophy here on Wednesday.

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  • Watch Brad Keselowski's Awesome Interview With Ryan Blaney After Pocono Win
Watch Brad Keselowski's Awesome Interview With Ryan Blaney After Pocono Win

It was Blaney's first Cup victory. "'Oh, African-American just passed this guy for the first time in 12 days, '" he said, smiling. But on the final restart after a Lap 142 caution Truex came out of the pits fifth. If you watched the "Drivers Only" broadcast of the Xfinity Series race on Saturday, you saw Ryan Blaney as the pit reporter who ...

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  • Chelsea to host Burnley in opener
Chelsea to host Burnley in opener

The Tottenham players are on holiday after ending the 2016/17 season on a high, finishing as the second team in the league and booking a spot in the group stage of the Champions League . Often, how a team performs during that period determines has a bearing on where they will end up. Late 2017 looks potentially sticky, though, with back-to-bac...

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  • Manchester United complete signing of defender Victor Lindelof
Manchester United complete signing of defender Victor Lindelof

Lindelof's arrival is the club's first piece of business in the transfer market during the close-season and the centre back will officially become a United player on 1 July. Details of individual agreements Swede with " Manchester United " are not disclosed. Speaking on Wednesday, Southgate lamented the 3-2 loss, and told reporters "We have got s...

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  • Seeking first major, Fowler takes lead at US Open
Seeking first major, Fowler takes lead at US Open

On a day where ideal conditions triggered a feast of low-scoring, Johnson finished a disappointing round at Erin Hills with a three-over-par 75, 10 adrift of early leader Rickie Fowler. I asked him if he could move and he said he couldn't get up and walk. Not since Curtis Strange in 1989 has a player retained his US Open crown and defending c...

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  • Kevin Durant Reveals What He Told LeBron After Beating Him
Kevin Durant Reveals What He Told LeBron After Beating Him

According to SFGate.com, "Backup point guard Shaun Livingston said during a radio interview in February that he "definitely wouldn't go" to the White House if the Warriors won the championship". Then 2017 Finals MVP Durant signs a deal that maintains the ear-to-ear grin he's been wearing since Monday night. Finding the right fit is part of th...

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  • Murray, Del Potro braced for latest epic
Murray, Del Potro braced for latest epic

After searching for consistency in his opening two matches, Murray found something approaching his best form to win the most anticipated match of the first week. Croatian Marin Cilic , seeded seventh, beat Spain's Feliciano Lopez 6-1 6-3 6-3 and Spaniard Fernando Verdasco advanced after beating Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas 6-2 6-1 6-3.

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  • Blimp in flames crashes at US Open near Milwaukee; pilot injured
Blimp in flames crashes at US Open near Milwaukee; pilot injured

Mary Ruediger, 45, was visiting her parents who live along an access road to the golf course and spotted the blimp going down. "I'm swinging good, everything feels good, I just need to make more putts here". Hadwin has enjoyed a breakout season on Tour, and he's now looking to add some major success to his resume. In each of the last three years, t...

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  • Simona Halep talks about her epic comeback against Elina Svitolina
Simona Halep talks about her epic comeback against Elina Svitolina

The third-seeded Halep said the key to the victory over Svitolina was her determination to keep fighting when the match looked lost. No. 3 seed Simona Halep stopped Karolina Pliskova from becoming No. Jelena Ostapenko celebrates a point during Thursday's semifinal match against Timea Bacsinszky . Pliskova refused to go down without a fig...

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  • The Audible: Winning in 2017 erases Warriors 2016 collapse
The Audible: Winning in 2017 erases Warriors 2016 collapse

No one is questioning Steve Kerr's coaching abilities nor the Warriors' drafting success. Some of us need to remove ourselves from the moment and remember there are some pretty unbelievable stories that have already been told. That's not going to happen. Curry said Wednesday he doesn't want the different championship ceremonies to taint...

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  • Final Day Of MLB Draft Sees Seven Seminoles Off The Board
Final Day Of MLB Draft Sees Seven Seminoles Off The Board

UCI junior left-hander Cameron Bishop and UCI commit Trenton Denholm both went in the 26-round, to the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox , respectively, while Vanguard University senior center fielder Brandon Sandoval was a 27-round pick by the Angels.

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  • Penguins share Stanley Cup victory with their families
Penguins share Stanley Cup victory with their families

They also became the NHL's first repeat champion since Detroit did it 19 years ago. Boucher and Burmeister spoke with Phil Pritchard, the "NHL Keeper of the Cup", and interviewed Predators captain Mike Fisher , Penguins D Ron Hainsey, family members of Penguins C Matt Cullen and D Trevor Daley, and country music star Hunter Hayes.

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  • Didn't deserve to be in semis: du Plessis
Didn't deserve to be in semis: du Plessis

The Proteas, who are now the No. 1 ranked ODI side, however lived up to their "Perennial Chokers" tag in a virtual quarter-final clash that turned out to be a thoroughly one-sided encounter. Even though the "Super Sunday" turned into a "Sleepy Sunday" because of India's dominance over South Africa , the fans nonetheless had an unbelievable time ...

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates NBA-champion Warriors
Oakland triumphant as parade celebrates NBA-champion Warriors

BART riders should ride to the 19th Street or 12th Street stations in Oakland and walk the rest of the way to Lake Merritt. The Warriors lured him to Golden State last summer with promises of creating an everlasting dynasty, and there's no real reason to believe they won't.

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