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India vs Pakistan final, ICC Champions Trophy
- June 18, 2017

India had defeated Bangladesh in the semi-final to reach the final. "I am sure Pakistan will get additional inspiration and motivation from its past successes in this event and will aim to extend its run come Sunday." the 42-year-old said. (more...)
Dodgers rally against Indians bullpen again to extend win streak
- June 18, 2017

Nine years later, Kershaw has a 1.31 ERA in games in which he has faced either a current or future Cy Young Award victor, allowing 23 earned runs in 22 starts. It ruined a great start from Corey Kluber , who went 7 innings and had 10 strikeouts with two runs allowed. "He's been so good, so incredibly good, that when he gives up a run it's shocking to people". (more...)
Evan Turner: Paul George Is Going To Cleveland Evan Turner: Paul George Is Going To Cleveland
- June 18, 2017

Back in 2014, Paul George signed a 5-year deal with the Pacers . He was asked if he wants to stay with the Pacers . "I am a Pacer ". "I'm absolutely not surprised he said that", McMillan said, referring to George's definitive answer about this coming season. (more...)
Warriors to Do 'Whatever it Takes' to Re-Sign Stephen Curry
- June 18, 2017

From their highly-anticipated first game of the season against the Spurs to the third round of their Finals rivalry with the Cavs, distraction in the form of league awards, astounding stats and pointed interview questions popped up like deer on the freeway trying to knock the Warriors off their course. (more...)
Why Diego Costa will be missed at Chelsea
- June 18, 2017

Diego Costa has "many offers" to consider after being informed by Antonio Conte that he is free to leave Chelsea , says the striker's brother. The club would need to find a team to loan him out to for six months until Atletico's ban is over and they can register him to play. (more...)
Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final Pakistan's Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final
- June 18, 2017

When the draw for this event was made, the fixture that garnered the most attention was between India and Pakistan , even putting the England vs Australia or Australia vs New Zealand contests to shade. "As I said, it's just another game of cricket". · This will be the fifth time these sides would have faced off in the Champions Trophy; the record is now balanced with two victories each. (more...)
Fans cheer ahead of Ind vs Pak Champions Trophy final
- June 18, 2017

They were exceptional against Sri Lanka and very impressive against England in the semifinals. "If you do something wrong, we will point it out to you; if you do something right, we will tell you that too; and if you do something wrong in an attempt to do something right, we will point that out to you as well", Aamer further said, apparently in defence of Miandad's criticism. (more...)
Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open
- June 18, 2017

He shot a disappointing 1-over 73. "Just I'm always happy and excited to be with them". As he did most of the week, he hit it great - and then settled for a score that wasn't good enough. "Obviously, I paid the price for it". Johnson's top competition includes Spieth, Rory McIlroy , Jason Day, Hideki Matsuyama, Henrik Stenson and 2017 Masters champion Sergio Garcia. (more...)
Stephen Donald to lead Chiefs vs British and Irish Lions
- June 18, 2017

All six of the additional players were named on the bench for the Chiefs game. Gatland's selections reveal at least part of his plans for Saturday's first Test against New Zealand at Auckland's Eden Park . "We're still not confirmed in a number of the combinations and finalising what we want at second row, back row, the back three combination, midfield". (more...)
Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Kohli Unchanged India line-up for Champions Trophy final, hints Kohli
- June 18, 2017

In ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , they have produced some of the most wonderful videos. Rohit Sharma , 3. Virat Kohli (captain), 4. Or will it be the slick, skilled side who hammered England by eight wickets in the semi-finals, with Hasan Ali , the competition's leading wicket-taker, spearheading a brilliant bowling effort as the previously unbeaten tournament hosts were dismissed for just 211 before the likes of Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman helped knock off the runs in dashing style? ... (more...)
Justin Thomas sets single round record at US Open
- June 18, 2017

That second-place finish earned him $1 million, moved him into the top 50 and secured his spot in both this year's Masters and U.S. Open. Thomas's magical round equals the lowest numerical score in a major and the best ever in the 117-year history of the U.S. (more...)
Mayweather to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26 Mayweather to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26
- June 18, 2017

He's never fought anyone remotely approaching Mayweather's level, and barely made it out of a boxing match with Nate Diaz. It will take place at 154 pounds. Neither Mayweather or McGregor have competed this year. It only took a little over a year and a few months to make the superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor happen. (more...)
US Open snippets from third round at Erin Hills
- June 18, 2017

US Open leader Brian Harman plays his second shot from the 17th fairway. Having five players reach 10-under in a single U.S. Open is rather remarkable considering just six had ever done it in the previous 116 Opens. The 26-year-old needed to birdie the 18th to equal the lowest score in relation to par in US Open history, but missed from five feet. The experience of building on an opening-round 59 will help, he said. (more...)
Brian Harman sits atop a crowded US Open leaderboard after third round
- June 18, 2017

Open record-setting round of nine-under carded by Justin Thomas , his friend and room mate this week. Fowler likes his chances of breaking his major duck on Sunday. He still built a six-shot lead through 36 holes, despite hitting his tee shot into the ocean on the 18th hole and salvaging bogey. The thrilling finish vaulted Thomas into the clubhouse lead on 11 under par late in the third round but with numerous contenders still out on the course and threatening to catch him. (more...)
Kentuckian Justin Thomas uses record round to grab US Open lead
- June 18, 2017

Open looks like it will be anyone's to win on Sunday. He carded nine birdies and two bogeys before hitting his second shot to six feet on the par-5 18th and tapped in for eagle to become the 29th golfer to shoot 63 at the majors. On the drivable par-4 15th, Fleetwood's aggressive tee shot finished left of the green in some of Erin Hills' now legendary fescue grass. But the wind hasn't kicked up over three rounds, and overnight rains have kept things soft, allowing shots to hit the green ... (more...)
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh and Nashville Gave us a Thriller Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh and Nashville Gave us a Thriller
- June 18, 2017

On Sunday night, not only did his Pittsburgh Penguins win back-to-back Stanley Cup titles, Crosby was also named Conn Smythe victor as playoff MVP for the second consecutive year as voted on by a panel of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. (more...)
Tottenham "name £50m asking price" for Man Utd target Dier
- June 18, 2017

His playing time in that position has been restricted as Victor Wanyama is the preferred choice in the middle of the park so Dier has been forced to settle for the role of "utility man" during his stay in north London. The report details that the England worldwide could be used as a makeweight in a deal for Spurs ace Eric Dier , who Jose Mourinho is keen on signing but is valued at £50million. (more...)
Will Pakistan's dangerous trio give us a final to savour against India? Will Pakistan's dangerous trio give us a final to savour against India?
- June 18, 2017

Imran tweeted the team a good luck message to his 5.5m followers. Both the teams have already played each other in this competition - it was their first match of the Champions Trophy and took place on 4 June. That is how many Indians will be hoping he can power them to victory in what will be a heated atmosphere. "You can't think of those things when you step onto the field. (more...)
Two big expansion draft deadlines today: Trade freeze, protected lists due
- June 18, 2017

If forward Jason Zucker is left unprotected by the Minnesota Wild , and the Golden Knights are game for instant cachet with fans, they'd land a hometown player faster than any other NHL Sun Belt team. All players with effective and continuing no-movement clauses at the time of the expansion draft must be protected and will count toward their team's protection limits. (more...)
India vs Pakistan, final - A treasure trove for broadcasters India vs Pakistan, final - A treasure trove for broadcasters
- June 18, 2017

But few would dispute that India-Pakistan is now the world game's premier contest-certainly not the ICC who, by their own admission, now fix the draw at their events to ensure the Asian giants meet in the group phase. After opener Shikhar Dhawan got out at his individual score of 46, Sharma and Kohli shared an unbeaten 187-run partnership to help India cross the line, that too easily. (more...)