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Southampton midfielder Dusan Tadic tight-lipped on future amid Liverpool transfer links Southampton midfielder Dusan Tadic tight-lipped on future amid Liverpool transfer links
- June 16, 2017

The Serbian superstar has been linked with a move to Liverpool this summer, and has done little to dispel these rumours when pressed upon the matter. He's a brilliant defender and just tremendous talent. When he was at Celtic I can remember watching him and thinking he'd be great in the Premier League. You never know in football. A graduate of FC Groningen's youth set-up Van Dijk joined Celtic in 2013 and spent two seasons with the Scottish powerhouse before relocating to England. (more...)
It's INDIA vs PAKISTAN in Champions Trophy final
- June 16, 2017

It was Pakistan's first century opening for 35 ODIs. Its campaign started with an eight-wicket loss to England , rain prevented what was set to be a big loss to Australia, and then this one-sided defeat to the Indians. "But it ended up changing the whole game for us", an elated Kohli said after the match. "As a player, you've got to try and deal with it as just another game, because if you think about all those people watching, and that it's the final of a global tournament, there is a ... (more...)
Pakistan thrash England to reach CT final for 1st time
- June 16, 2017

Pakistan were thrashed by 124 runs by defending champions India in the first group match in the eight-team tournament, but rebounded quickly to beat South Africa and Sri Lanka to qualify for their third Champions Trophy semi-final. "We have an experienced side and we need a team effort", the current selector said. "The seamers for Pakistan bowled superbly, you couldn't really argue that". (more...)
Hernandez hits home run off Miller, Dodgers beat Indians 6-4
- June 16, 2017

Puig is appealing the decision and will play Wednesday night. The three-time Cy Young Award victor yielded six hits, struck out four and walked two while throwing 101 pitches. "People were talking to me before the home run, and they talked to me after the home run", he claimed . Miller (3-1) took the loss, his first loss in 53 appearances for Cleveland, since he was acquired in a trade from the Yankees on July 31 of previous year. (more...)
The Six-Day War that changed Palestinian history
- June 16, 2017

He added that it was clear since then that, what Israel wanted was not a "temporary occupation", but a colonial settlement strategy aimed at taking as much as Palestinian land and natural resources as possible. "There is no future for us as long as Israel is in this area", Sayed said, glancing across the green hills just outside the Palestinian village of Burin, which is hemmed in by two Israeli settlements. (more...)
England draw was one of the England draw was one of the "most emotional games ever" for Strachan
- June 16, 2017

Southgate said: "This team is just starting out". "After that we are relatively happy with the draw", Kane told Sky Sports . "It is not going to allow us to recuperate any points". The first proper chance came on 17 minutes when Kane - skippering England for the first time - beat the offside trap with lovely control inside Kieran Tierney, but blasted a left-footed half volley over the bar. (more...)
Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season
- June 16, 2017

The France global has always been linked with a summer switch to Old Trafford, with Jose Mourinho putting the striker at the very top of his transfer wish list. "So it would be a dirty move for me to leave now". Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata has been linked with a move to the Europa League winners but Mourinho's intentions in the window are unclear. (more...)
Nadal claims record 10th French Open title Nadal claims record 10th French Open title
- June 16, 2017

Wawrinka was trying to win his second Roland Garros title in three years but was blown away. Stan Wawrinka told Rafael Nadal "you were too good" after the Spaniard stormed to a record 10th French Open title on Sunday. Prior to Sunday, Nadal had not won the French Open since 2014, as he battled injuries in this late stage of his career. In the 19 times that Nadal has now played Wawrinka , the Spaniard has won 16, winning the match every time he won the first set . (more...)
Monday's recap: White Sox 10, Orioles 7 Monday's recap: White Sox 10, Orioles 7
- June 16, 2017

Avisail Garcia celebrated his 26th birthday by recording his fifth multi-hit performance in his last eight games in the opener and has recorded two homers, eight RBIs and six runs scored in that stretch. The 25-year-old was blitzed for five runs and seven hits in four frames of a 6-1 setback at Washington on Thursday, with four walks and a 41-pitch first inning driving up his pitch count. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino can not wait for start to new season with Tottenham Mauricio Pochettino can not wait for start to new season with Tottenham
- June 16, 2017

Following these matches, they could claim all points when they face Crystal Palace , Huddersfield, Bournemouth and Newcastle . The Gunners then head for Stamford Bridge in the highlight of the fifth weekend's action, while West Ham tackle Tottenham on the weekend of September 23/24. (more...)
Blimp crashes at US Open, pilot taken to hospital Blimp crashes at US Open, pilot taken to hospital
- June 16, 2017

After witnessing Sergio Garcia end his major hoodoo at the Masters in April, the American is ready to follow in the Spaniard's footsteps after racing out the blocks on day one of the 117th US Open with seven birdies without loss to open up a one-stroke lead. (more...)
Phil Mickelson officially withdraws from US Open
- June 16, 2017

California time) that he was withdrawing from the Open this year. When told the five-times major victor, who was attending his daughter's high school graduation, had officially withdrawn, Diaz was thrust into his first U.S. "But this (the graduation) is one of those moments where you look back on life and you just don't want to miss it". Johnson will attempt to become the seventh player in history to win back-to-back U.S. (more...)
Lions wait on fitness of Davies ahead of Maori challenge Lions wait on fitness of Davies ahead of Maori challenge
- June 16, 2017

Substitutes: 16 Nathan Harris, 17 Wyatt Crockett, 18 Charlie Faumuina, 19 Scott Barrett, 20 Vaea Fifita, 21 TJ Perenara, 22 Lima Sopoaga, 23 Jordie Barrett. Hansen said that he has heard from sources that Gatland is recruiting more players from the United Kingdom for injury cover and to strengthen his squad. (more...)
Champions Trophy: Best OPPO Moments from England-Pakistan game
- June 16, 2017

We knew that we were going to play on a used wicket at some stage in this tournament, and certainly we found out the other day that today was going to be on a used wicket. Jason Roy has managed 51 runs in eight outings since the tour of India , meaning he will retain his spot over Sam Billings or Johny Bairstow, who scored career-best 174* from 113 balls in the County Championship. (more...)
Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game
- June 16, 2017

The hospital said late Wednesday that Scalise was in critical condition after a gunshot wound to the hip. Trump, after visiting the Louisiana Republican at the hospital, on Wednesday said Scalise was "in very tough shape - but he is a real fighter". (more...)
Warburton to Captain Lions against Highlanders Warburton to Captain Lions against Highlanders
- June 16, 2017

Williams is normally excellent in the air but he was so poor on Wednesday, in that aspect and just about every other one, that he is surely testing the limits of Warren Gatland's famed loyalty to his Welsh favourites. We still got the win. Tuesday's match will allow a handful of players to push their case for test selection before Gatland gives his full test lineup a run against the New Zealand Maori in Rotorua on Saturday. (more...)
More twists and surprise to come in Champions Trophy?
- June 16, 2017

New Delhi London [U.K.], June 15: Eoin Morgan's comment on Cardiff pitch, post England's defeat in the Champions Trophy semi-finals, seems to have not gone down well with Pakistan legendary bowler Waqar Younis as he slammed the England skipper for making a lame excuse. (more...)
Kevin Duran't Doesn't Believe 'Superteam' Label Applies To Warriors
- June 16, 2017

The Warriors are headed to San Francisco, where they broke ground this year on a new arena slated to open in 2019. "We're going down as one of the best teams ever and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", Warriors reserve Andre Iguodala said. (more...)
Lonzo Ball pokes fun at his father in new commercial
- June 16, 2017

What if they turn to another of the prospects? Monday afternoon, John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98 .7 - a Phoenix-based radio station - was the first to suggest that Kansas forward Josh Jackson had received a promise from the Lakers to be their second overall pick. (more...)
Sheriff: Pilot in blimp crash seriously burned
- June 16, 2017

It left the door open for compatriot and world No 9 Fowler to bag seven birdies without a blemish on the card, taking advantage of ideal conditions to sign for a seven-under-par 65 at the year's second major championship. The 2016 champion continually found thick rough during the opening stages of his round, with the damage done there ultimately beyond fix. Jason Day made two triple bogeys and closed with a birdie to avoid the indignity of shooting 80. (more...)