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

Chasing a below-par 212, the Green Brigade rode on a brilliant 118-run opening stand between Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) before Babar Azam (38 not out) and Ali helped the team with a 55-run second-wicket stand to set their date with the victor of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh, on Sunday.

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  • 76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands
76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

It started with a subtle black logo on Lonzo Ball 's black bow tie, but became more pronounced after Ball was taken No. 2 by the Los Angeles Lakers . "There's never going to be another Magic Johnson , so I'm trying to be myself", he said. Silver has talked about changing the NBA's limit, saying the current rule that American-born players m...

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  • Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick
Family affair: Lakers grab Lonzo Ball with 2nd overall pick

The Chicago Sun-Times interviewed the fathers of six prospects in the run-up to the draft, and one sentiment all shared was LaVar Ball seems to occupy a parenting world of his own. He's always been there for him. LaVar Ball raised his family in Chino Hills, a Los Angeles suburb 35 miles east of Staples Center. The Lakers are the -260 favo...

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  • Bulls Trade Jimmy Butler To Timberwolves
Bulls Trade Jimmy Butler To Timberwolves

Timberwolves' head coach Tom Thibodeau will now reunite with Butler after coaching him on the Bulls previously. And according to a person with knowledge of the situation, Butler welcomes the move to Minnesota to join his old coach and a team loaded with young talent in Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins .

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  • Blackhawks' Hossa to miss 2017-18 season with skin disorder
Blackhawks' Hossa to miss 2017-18 season with skin disorder

Blackhawks general manager, Stan Bowman , paid homage to Hossa ability to cope with the condition throughout his career. Hossa indicated afterward that he planned to return next season. That's the thing you remember the most . The Blackhawks may be looking to move that contract, but this is unlike Pavel Datsyuk's contract, which ended a simi...

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  • Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal
Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

Jackson joins a Suns team already loaded with youthful talent as the franchise continues the long climb back to relevance. Jackson helped Lone Peak win its fourth-straight state championship - the first 5A school to do so in state history - as a sophomore in 2014 when he averaged 17.9 points a year after transferring from Lehi.

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  • Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks
Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

In the end you could argue it hardly mattered who won, it was such a great contest in front of a sell-out crowd under the Dunedin roof (thank the lucky stars for that roof, it was very bad outside), and decided by just one point after the nerveless Marty Banks nailed a wide angle penalty with just a few minutes to play.

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  • Jordan Spieth leads at PGA Travelers Championship
Jordan Spieth leads at PGA Travelers Championship

Rory McIlroy reflects on his first competitive round at TPC River Highlands as he looks to bounce back from missing the cut at the US Open . Day says the Travelers makes it easy to come here, providing golfers with free day care for their children, family outings and a charter flight from the U.S.

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  • Kohli deletes year-old tweet welcoming Kumble
Kohli deletes year-old tweet welcoming Kumble

Virat Kohli had the final say in the captain-coach row between him and Anil Kumble . India had toured the West Indies a year ago for a four- match Test series which the visitors won 2-0. A limited-overs' series, which includes five ODIs and only T20I, will be played before the Sri Lanka series. Former captains yesterday lamented that Anil ...

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  • Sidney Crosby, Penguins cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup
Sidney Crosby, Penguins cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

Hockey Hall of Fame member and analyst Eddie Olczyk, and Emmy Award-winning Inside-the-Glass analyst Pierre McGuire called Game 6 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville , Tenn. The loss ended the upstart Predators' deepest playoff run in the franchise's 19-year history. Sheary finished his four-year c...

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  • 76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft
76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

But having lived in both, I can say they share some very important similarities. The Bulls traded Jimmy Butler and their 16th pick to Minnesota for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the TimberWolves' seventh pick, two people told The Associated Press.

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  • Las Vegas Knights to make NHL debut Oct
Las Vegas Knights to make NHL debut Oct

He also led the National Hockey League in assists (70), points per game (1.22), even strength assists (45) and even strength points (71). It had been a long 12 months for the Vegas Golden Knights general manager, who had spent the past year running countless mock expansion drafts in preparation for this moment.

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  • Jelena Ostapenko Powers Into Final, To Meet Simona Halep
Jelena Ostapenko Powers Into Final, To Meet Simona Halep

Halep said: "It is an awesome feeling, I'm so happy". "I was always playing aggressive and trying to hit the ball when I can". Halep is the only break he took the first set, the second set Pliskova has already scored once at the reception, and in the next game played three break points and leveled the score in sets.

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  • French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible
French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible

The crowd on a sun-soaked Philippe Chatrier Court were now vocal in their support of the Riga-born right-hander, who missed the first of two break points while tied at 3-3 but got a slice of luck with a shot that bounced over off the net cord.

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  • Confederations Cup 2017: Lineups for Russian Federation vs Portugal
Confederations Cup 2017: Lineups for Russian Federation vs Portugal

The national team of Mexico on the "KK" arrived in the main team, while showing very good results recently. When the teams last met in Nashville last October, Mexico came away with a 2-1 friendly win after Anthony Hudson's New Zealand put in a battling display.

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  • Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves
Bulls trade Butler to Timberwolves

There have been a lot of changes as we have gotten a better understanding of who will and won't be available come the seventh overall pick. The Bulls are getting guards Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine as well as the No. Denver finished the season with a 40-42 record, missing out on the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. The Finnish power for...

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  • Real rejects United's Morata bid, say reports
Real rejects United's Morata bid, say reports

Mourinho has made signing a striker a priority after Zlatan Ibrahimovic was released last week. Indeed, Morata improved in Turin as the 2014-15 season went on and he scored in both legs of the Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid , goals which knocked out his parent club.

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  • Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls
Timberwolves take Markkanen with No. 7 pick for Bulls

Wojnarowski reported that in exchange , the Bulls landed Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn and Minnesota's No. 7 pick. LaVine averaged 18.3 points in 47 games last season for Minnesota. His rehabilitation has gone well, but the injury certainly complicated the Wolves' re-engaging Chicago on Butler . He will turn 28 in September, right in the middle of...

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  • Gatland: Lions team picked to beat All Blacks
Gatland: Lions team picked to beat All Blacks

Keep reading to find out how new Betfair and Paddy Power sign-ups can avail of this incredible 60/1 enhancement on the Lions to win the first Test against New Zealand in Aucland. Two years ago he came to the World Cup as a kid in terms of propping. They've had a run of 18 consecutive victories against the best teams in the world.

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  • Nate Diaz's former agency files lawsuit over contract dispute
Nate Diaz's former agency files lawsuit over contract dispute

There's only one fight on Diaz' mind, however, so when McGregor does return to the UFC if he does, a third fight with Diaz for the belt is one of and perhaps the biggest fight the UFC could schedule. Both fights against McGregor were two of the most lucrative events in UFC history. Diaz made $2 million (€1.79 million) in disclosed pay against McG...

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