• BCCI Gives A Warning To Virat Kohli
BCCI Gives A Warning To Virat Kohli

Another news coming from the Kohli-Kumble story that forced Anil Kumble to resign is that if Kumble had not taken that step, Kohli would have resigned. "I was surprised since I had always respected the role boundaries between the captain and coach", he added. Kumble's one-year contract expired at the end of the ICC Champions Trophy but he was...

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  • Top NHL draft prospect makes ceremonial pitch at Wrigley
Top NHL draft prospect makes ceremonial pitch at Wrigley

Sure, but I think putting him in the 3-5 range may even be a bit of a stretch. Patrick grew up around hockey. "It's something you only go through once in your life and it's a once-only experience, so I'm just going to take it day-by-day here and have fun".

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  • Bulls send Jimmy Butler to Wolves; Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn to Chicago
Bulls send Jimmy Butler to Wolves; Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn to Chicago

Wade signed with the Bulls prior to the 2016-17 season, and he was looking to form a strong trio with Butler and point guard Rajon Rondo . Indiana , meanwhile, continues to try to pry away Thursday's No. He was averaging 18.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists before his injury and was part of a young trio that included Andrew Wiggins and Kar...

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  • Editor's Note: Anti-Trump isn't enough for Democrats
Editor's Note: Anti-Trump isn't enough for Democrats

Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Salem) told reporters on Capitol Hill yesterday, though he stopped short of explicitly calling for Pelosi's ouster. Democratic Party divisions are on stark display after a disappointing spec. "And everyone pretty much sat in silence and I'd like to think that they were as shocked as I was that they were hearing the spin that ...

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  • AB de Villiers' thoughts: I'm still the man to lead the Proteas
AB de Villiers' thoughts: I'm still the man to lead the Proteas

Having seen an lbw appeal against him turned down in the same over he reached his half-century, De Kock was bowled by Ravindra Jadeja off the next ball. No one said it's going to be easy. The Indian skipper remained unbeaten on 76 off 101 balls as he took India home in 38 overs. We had a similar opportunity where it was needed for someone, or...

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  • Saracens' stars named in Lions team for first Test
Saracens' stars named in Lions team for first Test

While Ireland have toppled the All Blacks, O'Mahony has not - and the Cork native is itching to take on Steve Hansen's side this weekend. The Pumas had done the same in a pulsating Pool game at Rugby World Cup 2015 only on that occasion it was Smith, and the introduction of Sonny Bill Williams from the bench, that saw the All Blacks steady ...

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  • Milligan penalty rescues draw for Australia
Milligan penalty rescues draw for Australia

However it was Cameroon who looked the most likely to score a victor in the remainder of the match and the Socceroos could count themselves lucky that Cameroon striker Aboubakar didn't have his radar set right, missing several clear-cut chances inside the box to fire his team into the lead.

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  • Islander Hassan Martin and the National Basketball Association draft: How will it play out?
Islander Hassan Martin and the National Basketball Association draft: How will it play out?

Brooklyn gave up three first-round picks (2014, 2016, 2018) in that deal and the right to swap top picks this season in a nine-player blockbuster move that brought in Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett among others. After trading for Russell this week, Brooklyn's backcourt was starting to overflow. Allen, 19, was the 15th of 16 freshmen taken in the f...

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  • Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick
Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick

He fills a need for defense that the Suns have needed. Boston has three more picks in the draft, Nos. No matter how Stevens plays him, it sounds like Tatum will fit in just fine with the Boston Celtics . "That's a great compliment, especially with all the great guys in this class". Prior to transferring to SMU, Ojeleye attended Duke Univer...

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  • Nadal skips Queen's event to recover for Wimbledon
Nadal skips Queen's event to recover for Wimbledon

Nadal won Wimbledon twice, in 2008 and 2010 . Rafael Nadal's win at Roland Garros extends his total record to 79 wins and two losses following his first victory in 2005. "To play Rafa on clay in the French Open in a final is probably the biggest challenge you can have in tennis", he said. Nadal scored 27 winners in contrast to Wawrinka'...

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  • Mexico defeat New Zealand 2-1 — FIFA Confederation Cup
Mexico defeat New Zealand 2-1 — FIFA Confederation Cup

Leeds United's Chris Wood gave the All Whites a first-half lead but second-half goals by Benfica's Raul Jimenez and Oribe Peralta sealed victory. New Zealand worldwide winger Marco Rojas has told Four Four Two that fans should lay off striker Chris Wood following his display against Mexico .

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  • Mexico 2-1 New Zealand
Mexico 2-1 New Zealand

Leeds United striker Chris Wood put the Kiwis ahead after he was found by a delightful through pass and slotted the ball into the corner. "Well, we had the chances and at the end of the day you have to take them against good sides like this", he said.

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  • Best captains Lions against Chiefs
Best captains Lions against Chiefs

Back-three players Liam Williams , Jack Nowell and Elliot Daly all have a chance of forcing their way into Test reckoning, while Iain Henderson is in flying form and can move above Jones in the pecking order with a big display. "They play the game maybe slightly differently to an Australian team or a South African team but that is what rugby is ...

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  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

He picked up 10 draft picks from 2017 to 2020 to stay away from players teams wanted to keep. Why did they pass on so many good players? And in between, McPhee will be able to move veteran D-men on expiring contracts - Vegas now has five such players, including Garrison - for draft picks and prospects near the trade deadline to continue the org...

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  • Confederations Cup Report: Australia 2 - 3 Germany
Confederations Cup Report: Australia 2 - 3 Germany

However, Bernd Leno was on hand to offer hope to the Australians. "There is a lot of pressure on them as a country to do well here and on their players, who are fighting for a spot hopefully at (next year's) World Cup for Germany ". "It will be tough". In the second half Joshua Kimmich ideal pass brought on the strike Goretzka and teammate...

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  • Leipzig will not let ´top performers´ Forsberg and Keita leave
Leipzig will not let ´top performers´ Forsberg and Keita leave

Emil Forsberg's agent has reiterated his client has no desire to stay at RB Leipzig and instead "wants to make the next step in his career". He also had a pop at Forsberg's agent Hasan Cetinkaya , adding: "If the adviser has forgotten how long Emil is contracted with us, then we will be able to send him a copy quickly".

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  • Lions 'disappointed' but unfazed after tour manager John Spencer assaulted
Lions 'disappointed' but unfazed after tour manager John Spencer assaulted

Lions tour manager John Spencer became the target of a drunken New Zealand fan's verbal abuse and physical intimidation in an Auckland restaurant on Thursday. "It was only last night we went out to the Viaduct as a squad and management and we had a lot of Kiwis coming up to us". I've spoken to John, it's an isolated, disappointing incident.

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  • Detroit Pistons select Duke guard Luke Kennard in the NBA Draft
Detroit Pistons select Duke guard Luke Kennard in the NBA Draft

Then he wanted to go play in the National Basketball Association. LaMarcus Aldridge is a great fit for what Detroit wants to do, and is a much happier and much better player when he gets more touches, which he would. Kennard, who turns 21 on Saturday, made at least one 3-pointer in 40 consecutive games, the second-longest streak in Duke his...

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  • Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m Spanish tax fraud
Jose Mourinho accused of €3.3m Spanish tax fraud

Real Madrid , for what it's worth, appears to be doing what it can to retain Ronaldo, with manager Zinedine Zidane reportedly reaching out to calm the star's worries and pitch him on staying put. "I have not spoken with him". When it became public that a prosecutor in Madrid filed a tax fraud complaint against Ronaldo on June 13, the news w...

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  • Senate Republicans' Obamacare Repeal Bill
Senate Republicans' Obamacare Repeal Bill

US Senate Republicans have launched their plan for shrivelling Barack Obama's health care law, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor. Those decisions in this legislation include what each state's insurers would have to cover and how much each state wants to spend on the M...

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