• Gatland defends 6 Lions reinforcements
Gatland defends 6 Lions reinforcements

It would be naïve to think the All Blacks' forwards can simply be rolled over and if the Lions are forced to rely on Halfpenny's boot in the Tests, it is not likely to end well for them. The Lions coaching staff have made a concerted effort to give him every chance to re-find his form. So to get out onto the track against the Lions was a ma...

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  • LeBron James throws shade at Draymond Green using joke from 'The Office'
LeBron James throws shade at Draymond Green using joke from 'The Office'

Steve Kerr's team once again defeated#LeBron James , but Kerr understands LeBron's greatness and he respects it. Earlier Thursday, James debuted a newly shaved head on Instagram which is ( literally ) a whole other story. He described himself as a Warriors fan since elementary school. Across the bay, in downtown Oakland, about 1,000 peo...

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  • Kohli not intimidated by Pakistan
Kohli not intimidated by Pakistan

Afridi's comments come ahead of the Champions Trophy final , where the two nations will go up against each other. "I look forward to playing as it's a big occasion". "We've seen some really surprising results and it's been awesome for the fans to watch and for the players to be a part of", said Kohli. "That's our aim and focus".

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener
FIFA Confederations Cup: Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in opener

Russian Federation faces a stress test of its readiness to host the 2018 World Cup as the Confederations Cup kicks off amid concerns over hooliganism and security. Russian Federation were denied a penalty after 14 minutes when New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic appeared to bring down forward Dmitry Poloz .

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  • India win toss, elect to field
India win toss, elect to field

This time also the chances are bringht for Team India for its 14th victory against Pakistan in ICC tournaments across all formats. Pakistan have entered the final of an ICC event after 10 years, while India are the favourites and defending champion.

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  • Here's the NBA Finals' top moments on Facebook and Twitter
Here's the NBA Finals' top moments on Facebook and Twitter

It's also what's set these Warriors up as the favorites to win the title for years to come. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after the Warriors score on the Portland Trail Blazers in game three of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Moda Centre, Portland April 22, 2017.

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  • Thomas trails Harman by 1 at US Open
Thomas trails Harman by 1 at US Open

Justin Thomas sank a insane putt at the US Open . "As long as it's a good tournament, it's good for the U.S. Open, " Thomas said. Vijay Singh was the last player to accomplish the feat in 2003 at Olympia Fields. From that near meltdown, he hit the next wedge to 3 feet and made the putt to save a 6. "On Friday it was the opposite". In fact, he'...

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  • Rory McIlroy destroys fellow golfer in Twitter spat
Rory McIlroy destroys fellow golfer in Twitter spat

It's not as if I can't hit balls, it's just a matter of managing how many repetitions I put through it. "Of course I'm hungry and I want to win more tournaments as quickly as possible". Open. "We have 60 yards from left line to right line", he said. At 10-over, it was his worst US Open. One was the fact there was no reaction from his troubles...

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  • Rory McIlroy responds to criticism from Australian golfer Steve Elkington
Rory McIlroy responds to criticism from Australian golfer Steve Elkington

To which McIlroy pointed to his list of accomplishments. So yeah, McIlroy has made more than Elkington stated and has a lot more achievements than Elkington has made over his career and he's still only 28 years old. World No. 2 McIlroy missed the cut at the U.S. Open on Friday. McIlroy ahs led the PGA Tour in earnings twice, was the PGA Player o...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo faces tax probe over image rights
Cristiano Ronaldo faces tax probe over image rights

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to be unconcerned despite being accused by a Spanish state prosecutor of defrauding the government of millions of euros (dollars) in unpaid taxes. On this occasion he is accused of knowingly using a "business structure" to hide income made from his image rights. Ronaldo's case bears strong si...

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  • Man United told Cristiano Ronaldo's heart is at Old Trafford
Man United told Cristiano Ronaldo's heart is at Old Trafford

It's claimed that Ronaldo's discontent stems from the negative reaction towards him from Madrid fans earlier this season, while the forward also told Ferguson that the relationship between players is "strained". But Spanish newspaper Marca say Madrid president Florentino Perez will not be blackmailed by Ronaldo . "I don't think he would go a...

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  • LeBron James Loved Being On Warriors' Minds During Their Championship Parade
LeBron James Loved Being On Warriors' Minds During Their Championship Parade

On the basketball court, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has few, if any equals. Green trolled James at the Warriors' championship parade Thursday with a "Quickie" shirt (using the same Q as seen on the outside of Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena ) after James sported an " Ultimate Warrior " look at the Cavs' parade in 2016.

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  • Best to lead new-look Lions, controversial additions among replacements
Best to lead new-look Lions, controversial additions among replacements

The Lions then ruined the Maori scrum, not once but twice, with referee Peyper awarding a penalty try from the second. While the All Blacks ran from all angles in their 12-try, 78-0 win over Samoa on Friday, the clinical Lions stuck to their formula of mixing a kick-and-chase game from Conor Murray with strong, driving, forward play .

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  • The NBA Super Team Phenomenon
The NBA Super Team Phenomenon

I wanted Ewing to feel it. "That's what I'm most proud of today". Even though George is staying firm on his commitment to stay with the Indiana Pacers, the Cavaliers would be a great fit for him. "Y'all might write about it". I don't think I've not thought about the Warriors for one day since I took the job, even when I don't want to. Both Li...

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  • No underdog talk at Mercedes after Canada one-two
No underdog talk at Mercedes after Canada one-two

It was the Mercedes team's first one-two finish of the year and clear proof of their recovery after a disappointing weekend at last month's Monaco Grand Prix. Vettel and teammate Kimi Raikkonen finished one-two at Monaco two weeks ago while Hamilton struggled. "I don't think in the five years at this team, they have pulled together so well, r...

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  • Forget group win over Pakistan, India's Virat Kohli warns before final
Forget group win over Pakistan, India's Virat Kohli warns before final

But Sarfraz, who has had a fine tournament in his triple role of captain, wicket-keeper and batsman added: "You saw how well we bowled in the "death overs" against South Africa and also Sri Lanka". That was something we hadn't prepared for. But Kohli was adamant that he valued the all-round balance Pandya offers and suggested that, if India c...

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  • Fowler ready to break major duck
Fowler ready to break major duck

McIlroy is 6 over for the tournament, 13 shots back of leaders Rickie Fowler and Paul Casey . "Those were tough shots", Fleetwood said. "So, it should be a fun weekend". But the record-setting performance has him on the verge of his first major championship if he is able to build off the momentum he established in Saturday's third round.

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  • Rory McIlroy not 'bored' with golf following US Open exit
Rory McIlroy not 'bored' with golf following US Open exit

McIlroy tweeted back: "More like 200 mill - not bad for a "bored" 28-year-old.plenty more where that came from". Rory McIlroy called out former PGA champion Steve Elkington for remarking that the four-time major victor is "so bored playing golf".

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  • India outclass Pakistan in rain-hit clash
India outclass Pakistan in rain-hit clash

Kohli's aggression at the end and Hardik Pandya's entertaining cameo, including his three sixes of the last over, took India to 319/3 in 48 overs. "But seeing how quickly they opted to bowl, we felt like they're not necessarily wanting to chase a total down", Kohli said . India didn't field well and probably gave away more runs than Pakis...

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  • Miller impressed by Thomas 63, up to a point
Miller impressed by Thomas 63, up to a point

His purple patch has instilled the belief he's ready to become the seventh consecutive first-time major victor, a run started by Jason Day at the 2015 US PGA Championship. "I didn't think it was the putter, it was the guy on the end of it", he said. This is the longest course on tour this year, but if the 50-year-old can manage to keep it in th...

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