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Pakistan needs 237 to beat Sri Lanka and clinch SF spot
- June 13, 2017

A general view of play during the ICC Champions trophy cricket match between India and South Africa at The Oval in London . "Congrats TeamIndia, for the stunning performance.winning this crucial match". However, India - in all probability - will still retain the top slot. Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2/22 in 7.3 overs) was on a hat-trick as he not only polished off the tail, but also maintained a brilliant channel outside the off-stump, making life hard for the top-order batsmen. (more...)
Florida Gators defeat Wake Forest Deamon Deacons 2-1 in 11 innings Florida Gators defeat Wake Forest Deamon Deacons 2-1 in 11 innings
- June 13, 2017

The two teams returned to complete the suspended second game with Wake (43-19) leading 5-4 in the bottom of the fifth. In the win, Wake Forest pounded out 18 hits and five home runs against Florida pitching. Those who purchased tickets for Sunday's game can still use them for Monday's games. Florida did miss an opportunity to take the lead after loading the bases with two outs in the top of the 10th. (more...)
CT 2017: Pakistan pacers run through Lanka batting, restrict them to 236
- June 13, 2017

The loss to India was another major disappointment after a number of failures from seemingly winning positions in the past. Virat too played a captain's knock scoring 76 with help from Yuvraj Singh. "Today was a team performance". In the 1999 World Cup semi-finals, Herschelle Gibbs drops a simple catch off Steve Waugh. South Africa's approach and intent wasn't positive and that essentially played a very crucial role in the way it lost. (more...)
NHL Predictions: Will the Penguins take Game 2 vs. Predators? 5/31/17 NHL Predictions: Will the Penguins take Game 2 vs. Predators? 5/31/17
- June 13, 2017

Rinne is now 1-6-2 lifetime against Pittsburgh - his lone win came in relief at Nashville - and he entered the series with a.880 save percentage and a 3.57 goals-against average. Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne sits on the bench after being pulled during the third period in Game 2 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins , Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (more...)
Stanley Cup Final: Goalie Matt Murray a 'calming presence' for Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup Final: Goalie Matt Murray a 'calming presence' for Pittsburgh Penguins
- June 13, 2017

This year, though, Guentzel has played an enormous role. Fellow rookie Jake Guentzel is going to take most of the headlines from Game 2 once again. But they finished the season strong, and continued that play into the playoffs. And his 7-1 record (.947 save percentage) at home this postseason - he is also 3-0 with a.949 save percentage in Game 3s - makes it an easy decision with the game being played in Nashville. (more...)
Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody' Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody'
- June 13, 2017

The Everton striker added his name to those of Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters in 1966 as a player to score for England in a World Cup final. The young Three Lions were aggressive from the start at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon , some 45 kilometers south of Seoul, with Dominic Solanke first threatening Venezuela goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez in the 10th minute with his right foot and firing another from distance in the 15th. (more...)
Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far
- June 13, 2017

It marked the second consecutive year Crosby has won the award, making him the seventh player to win it a couple of times. The Nashville Predators returned to Bridgestone Arena on Sunday night with hopes of extending their postseason run with a Game 6 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins. (more...)
Gianluigi Buffon: Milan's Donnarumma is the 'right choice' for Juventus
- June 13, 2017

The most recent of those near misses came in at the end of last season, when Juventus lost 4-1 to Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Speaking about his future after football, Buffon added: "I'd like to coach the Italy national team one day". "I think of the group, so Juventus and the Nazionale quite rightly have to plan beyond the individual. (more...)
India stroll into semis with rout of South Africa
- June 13, 2017

The pair put on 128 for the second wicket before Dhawan was caught, but the damage had always been done to South Africa's hopes. De Kock and Amla were in a shell and built up pressure on themselves with the slow approach. Kapugedera then suffered a knee injury and was replaced by Danushka Gunathilaka for Sri Lanka's surprise win over India at the Oval, only for Perera to have to go off mid-innings with a hamstring injury having batted well for his 47. (more...)
Brewers get ready for MLB draft, have 9th pick in Round 1
- June 12, 2017

Basically McCalvy writes that not much has changed rumor-wise surrounding the Milwaukee Brewers draft plans. Milwaukee selected Geoff Jenkins from USC with the ninth overall pick in the 1995 First-Year Player Draft. The college players who will be around when the Rangers pick at 26th and 29th respectively are usually elite college performers, but have concerns or limited ceilings. (more...)
Joe Ledley will consider playing overseas after leaving Crystal Palace Joe Ledley will consider playing overseas after leaving Crystal Palace
- June 12, 2017

Ledley made almost 100 appearances for Crystal Palace after joining from Celtic in January 2014. Speaking to BBC Wales after featuring for Wales against Serbia yesterday (Sunday), Ledley said: "Clubs have been in contact with my agent". (more...)
Warriors have chance to clinch National Basketball Association title at home
- June 12, 2017

The first three games, helping guys up off the floor, smiling, talking to guys and - yeah, I didn't like that. So hitting and being physical and just everything they do to us in the first three games, we have to do that. "He's unsafe so we just wanted to limit his shots, take the ball out of his hands", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. "You don't have to push or hold him, but you definitely have to stay on top of his arms so he can't get his shot off". (more...)
Ruth Davidson dismisses Scottish Tories breakaway claim Ruth Davidson dismisses Scottish Tories breakaway claim
- June 12, 2017

SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson also fell more than 4,000 votes short of his Tory rival Douglas Ross. "Folk might remember I fought a leadership election on the other side of that particular argument", she added. I've got a few fantastic new generation of Labour MPs going down to the House of Commons next week. She called on the party to bring forward legislation to say that there will not be another independence referendum soon. (more...)
Draymond Green takes shot at Cavaliers fans Draymond Green takes shot at Cavaliers fans
- June 12, 2017

Referees, however, made a clarification saying that the supposed first technical foul on Green was actually called on Warriors coach Steve Kerr . "In the moment, I thought I had verbalized to the table that the technical foul was on coach Kerr". (more...)
California deli owner feels 'blessed' after selling $447 million Powerball ticket
- June 12, 2017

Officials say the retailer where the winning ticket was sold will receive a $1 million "retailer bonus". A sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million and matching all six numbers was sold at the store in Southern California and will claim the 10th largest lottery prize in USA history. (more...)
Baltimore Ravens sign WR Jeremy Maclin to two-year deal Baltimore Ravens sign WR Jeremy Maclin to two-year deal
- June 12, 2017

The Baltimore Ravens addressed a major need on Monday when they agreed to a two-year deal with Jeremy Maclin , but that does not mean they are done adding veteran wide receivers. Maclin has averaged 68 catches, 900-plus receiving yards and six touchdowns in his seven-year National Football League career. Baltimore had been putting in a bunch of effort to sign Maclin. (more...)
Clutch Warriors win had roots in heartbreaking loss
- June 12, 2017

James and Irving were spectacular - finishing with 39 and 38 points, respectively - but they had to be just for Cleveland to stay in the game. Splash brothers Thompson and Stephen Curry totaled for 11 of the Warriors 16 threes on the night with Thompson having the hot hand early, erupting for 16 points in the opening period before finishing the game with 30 points. (more...)
Eddie Lacy earns second bonus by hitting weight goal with Seattle Seahawks Eddie Lacy earns second bonus by hitting weight goal with Seattle Seahawks
- June 12, 2017

Lacy has been tweeting about his workouts. Today was the second weight check and he needed to be under 250 pounds. The 27-year-old eclipsed 1,000 yards rushing twice in his National Football League career, averaging 4.4 yards per carry with 23 rushing touchdowns. (more...)
England's World Cup winners still lacking in Premier League experience
- June 12, 2017

Lewis Cook can expect to find himself playing a key role for Bournemouth next season following on from England Under-20s' World Cup triumph. Following its testing at the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan in 2016, the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic was its most prominent test to date, with the system still in an experimental phase. (more...)
Former Premier League and Champions League victor in talks over ISL move Former Premier League and Champions League victor in talks over ISL move
- June 12, 2017

The Jindal Steel Works-owned club, formed in 2013, has won the I-Leagues and the Federation Cup twice. However, it was suggested by Windsor that the bids submitted by interested parties to be a part of the ISL be opened only after the meeting in Kuala Lumpur on June 7 where stakeholders such as I-League, ISL clubs, Football Players Association of India (FPAI), Sports Ministry and others will be present. (more...)