• Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy
Nation rages as Pak defeats arch-rival India in Champions Trophy

The fielding was sloppy, the bowling didn't stick to the game plan, and the batsmen didn't run well between the wickets. In this buildup, Arthur said they've focused much less on India and more on reinforcing what they do well. Revelation and redemption helped Pakistan turn world cricket's order upside down as Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-da...

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  • Penguins demolish Predators in Game 5 blowout win
Penguins demolish Predators in Game 5 blowout win

It will either be the biggest day in Nashville history or a game the Predators must win to stave off elimination and force a game seven back in Pittsburgh next Wednesday. Game Six of the Cup Final comes Sunday night in Nashville at Bridgestone Arena . "I think our fan base is one of the big reasons why". The Penguins are now one win away fr...

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  • 76ers Trade For First Overall Pick of The 2017 NBA Draft
76ers Trade For First Overall Pick of The 2017 NBA Draft

And when people thought that they would be swept after Isaiah Thomas' injury, the Celts were able to stun the Cavs on their home court with an 111-108 victory in Game 3. 3; and the Phoenix Suns would select fourth. And that's if they deal the No. 3 pick, plus the Lakers' and Kings' picks. The Sixers invited all media, allowing them to w...

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  • Russia win Confederations Cup opener
Russia win Confederations Cup opener

Russian Federation added a second through Fedor Smolov to seal the game, after he had also had a goal disallowed in the first half. Artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Confederations Cup , at the St.Petersburg stadium, Russia , Saturday, June 17, 2017 .

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  • Wind pummels US Open as final round under way
Wind pummels US Open as final round under way

Harman also dropped a big 29-foot putt for a birdie at the third but it was his only one on the front nine. " Rickie Fowler was two behind Harman on 10 under after a four-under-par 68 which kept him firmly in contention". Open where at times the leaderboard resembled a game of musical chairs with names moving up and down. He landed the ball perf...

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  • The US Open: 5 Things to Watch on Sunday
The US Open: 5 Things to Watch on Sunday

The wind at Erin Hills is finally expected to pick up for Sunday's final round, which could put a halt to all the record-setting scoring that's made the U.S. Hopefully I do. I'll take it one step at a time. And then he made birdie on the next hole. But the third-round leader at the U.S. Open? Fleetwood, who was hoping to follow in the footste...

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  • Johnny Miller questions the merits of Justin Thomas' US Open record
Johnny Miller questions the merits of Justin Thomas' US Open record

But with virtually no breathing room at the top of the leaderboard, Harman knows he has little room for error - especially with high winds forecasted for Sunday's final round that could dramatically change how Erin Hills' demanding layout plays.

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  • Hosts Russia Ease Past New Zealand In Confed Cup Opener
Hosts Russia Ease Past New Zealand In Confed Cup Opener

Yet the problem with swatting aside minnows is that it rarely offers genuine pointers for the future or gives a coach the opportunity to gauge the progress and development of his players. Fyodor Smolov both began and ended a counter-attack which put the result beyond doubt in the second half, with Russian Federation now turning their attention to...

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  • Pakistan demolish India to win maiden Champions Trophy title
Pakistan demolish India to win maiden Champions Trophy title

Left-hander Fakhar Zaman , playing in only his fourth ODI, smashed 114 off 106 balls and top-scored in Pakistan's 338-4, before India crumbled to 158 all out. # Hardik Pandya struck 6 sixes during this innings; the most by any batsman in a single knock during tournament. # Yuvraj Singh scored 22 before he was dismissed LBW by Shadab Khan v...

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  • Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat
Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat

But legendary Pakistan fast bowler Waqar Younis said blaming the pitch was a "lame excuse" and former England captain Hussain agreed. England's dismal performance in their eight-wicket defeat in the semi-final, only means that their search for a first global 50-over crown rolls on to the 2019 World Cup on home soil, reports The Guardian ...

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  • Stop giving lame excuse of used pitch, Waqar tells Morgan
Stop giving lame excuse of used pitch, Waqar tells Morgan

This was the trouble: England's starts were either all or insufficient, and usually the latter. England were 35 for three, chasing 278, but Morgan and Ben Stokes counter-attacked and it paid off unbelievably as they won by 40 runs. "One thing we didn't do was adapt to conditions, which I thought Pakistan did extremely well", said a disappoi...

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  • Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Kohli
Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Kohli

India's last win against Pakistan in the final came in 1998, during the Silver Jubilee Independence Cup held in Bangladesh. After a 120-run loss to India at Edgbaston in the qualifying round, they went on to beat Sri Lanka, South Africa, England and then India in the final.

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  • Pakistan's Sarfraz welcomes England challenge
Pakistan's Sarfraz welcomes England challenge

The final is at The Oval on Sunday. England bowlers struggled throughout to get breakthroughs in the Pakistan innings. "I think it will have to evolve in whatever manner the game does over the next two years in the lead-in to the World Cup, but certainly I think we're moving in the right direction".

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  • The Warriors - simply the best!
The Warriors - simply the best!

I don't believe I've played for a super-team", James said . Durant averaged 35 points, eight rebounds and five assists per game, but the impressive part is he did it shooting 56 percent from the field. The all-time scoring leader, 6 championships, 6 MVPs. "Pretty much all their big-name guys are in their 20s, and they don't show any signs ...

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  • Pakistan stun India to win Champions Trophy final
Pakistan stun India to win Champions Trophy final

And, the timing of it couldn't be any better with 50-over World Cup scheduled to be played in England in 2019. Batting: Look at the players topping the batting charts, and you will see Indians, Indians and more Indians, which just goes to show how dominant India's batting lineup has been.

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  • Russian fan leader banned from opening Confederations Cup match
Russian fan leader banned from opening Confederations Cup match

Petersburg Saturday. The former Russian global goalkeeper has set his squad the ambitious task of winning the Confed Cup, a tournament that serves as a tune-up for next year's World Cup. Remonstrating with referees and surrounding match officials to protest against decisions, known as "mobbing", is common in football, along with play-acting, time-w...

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  • Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid win Champions League title
Ronaldo scores twice as Real Madrid win Champions League title

Unsurprisingly, the rewards on and off the pitch have left numerous Real Madrid players reiterating their desire to stay at the club after suggestions they could leave. By introducing Casemiro in midfield previous year the coach took a step in the right direction and Raphael Varane getting regular football in place of Pepe, who seems set to leave...

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  • 'Virat Kohli Smashes Pakistan', Fans Sing Ahead Of Final Clash
'Virat Kohli Smashes Pakistan', Fans Sing Ahead Of Final Clash

Babar Azam (46) and Mohammad Hafeez (57*) provided the finishing touches as Pakistan scored 159 runs off the last 20 overs to pile on a very large 338/4 in their 50 overs, Pakistan's second highest total against India in ODIs. "Obviously the same bowlers are going to play, but the more consistent you get in learning from games like this, it's...

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  • Ronaldo 'to exit Real Madrid' over tax woes
Ronaldo 'to exit Real Madrid' over tax woes

However, United are wary given Ronaldo was expected to return to them in 2013, nearly as Alex Ferguson's parting gift to his successor David Moyes, only to change his mind and sign a new deal at Real. Together with Barcelona's Lionel Messi , the presence of Ronaldo at Madrid has helped LaLiga cement its status as one of the most attractive com...

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  • Jordan Spieth excited about closing stages of US Open at Erin Hills
Jordan Spieth excited about closing stages of US Open at Erin Hills

Fleetwood, who was hoping to follow in the footsteps of 1970 victor Tony Jacklin and 2013 champion Justin Rose, held a share of second place on 11 under par alongside Americans Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas. Six players start the final round within three shots of the lead, all eyeing their first major. Morgan shot 77 and, remarkably, still had ...

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