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British and Irish Lions turn attention to Crusaders clash


Nine of Saturday's starting XV played on the 2013 tour to Australia and Alun Wyn Jones will captain the side, as he did in the Third Test in Australia. The Crusaders are unbeaten this season in Super Rugby and stacked with All Blacks, which Gatland said would only help his team as they build towards the first test on June 24. Read More »

Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

The victory also improved New York's home record to 18-9 on the season. A fan touched the ball before it landed in Betts' glove, and Yankees manager Joe Girardi discussed the play with umpires, although there was not a video review. On Wednesday, that meant pitching eight innings for the first time in more than two years, Sabathia allowed just five hits - and no walks - and needed just 95 pitches. Read More »

Tapwrit wins 2017 Belmont Stakes


Five of the past nine Belmont winners did just that. After securing his second career Kentucky Derby with Always Dreaming and losing the Preakness two weeks later, the super-trainer had two entries in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes . Read More »

Manchester United to offer Ibrahimovic short-term deal


The Swede's name appeared on the Premier League's released list on Friday, with no word from United regarding a potential new deal. United have decreased a shared alternative to extend the Swedish striker's stay at Old Trafford for a further Twelve Month, with Ibrahimovic expected to be out until 2018 after undertaking surgery to fix his damaged cruciate tendon last month. Read More »

England v South Africa Royal London ODI Preview Published: 27 May 2017

Jonny Bairstow's fine fifty helped England recover to 153 all out.But it never looked like being enough and South Africa finished on 156 for three, JP Duminy sealing victory with a four off David Willey . Eight of the English wickets to fall were caught, with four of the first five from behind the wicket as Rabada and Parnell executed a demanding length in overcast conditions. Read More »

Slowly does it as Andy Murray battles past Kei Nishikori

Former French Open champion Stan Wawrinka demolished Croatian Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1 to reach the semi-finals in awe-inspiring fashion. Unlike Nishikori, Murray has not forgotten their US Open quarter-final a year ago and is looking to make amends for one that got away. Read More »

Team NZ through to challengers final

For Burling and his crew, the incredible efforts the team made from Tuesday to Thursday to fix the boat that was so badly damaged in Tuesday's pitchpole were repaid handsomely, putting themselves into the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Playoffs Finals as the first team to reach that stage. Read More »

Hamilton wins Canadian GP pole, ties Senna on all-time list


With the 25 points garnered by Hamilton for the win, and the 12 obtained by Vettel thanks to his fourth-place finish, the Ferrari driver retained the first place in the F1 world rankings with 141 points, followed by the Briton, who has 129, but is narrowing the distance separating him from his rival. Read More »

Microsoft Unveils Xbox One X


It didn't support 4K gaming, however, which is where the Xbox One X , (formerly known as Project Scorpio ) comes in. "It's a monster", proclaimed Xbox CEO Phil Spencer, and there's no denying that the new machine packs some serious muscle, running at 6 Teraflops and boasting a custom 1172 MHZ GPU engine that kicks out so much heat it requires a vapour chamber liquid cooling system. Read More »

Xbox One X-Project Scorpio-is coming out in November for $499


It will run games in true 4K resolution - that's 8 million pixels, with HDR and wide colour gamut support - and it will also support Dolby Atmos and 4K Blu-ray playback. Finally , it's over and done with, and we've got all the details on Scorpio, all the games to look forward to - so many games - and more. Other upcoming Xbox One games include Life is Strange prequel Life is Strange: Before the Storm , Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of War , and ... Read More »

Pittsburgh wins 2nd straight Stanley Cup title


Pittsburgh also became the first National Hockey League team to earn back-to-back titles in the salary cap era. Crosby also became just the third player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy in consecutive years as the Stanley Cup MVP to go along with his third championship. Read More »

Middlesbrough appoint Garry Monk as new manager


But within minutes of meeting Gibson, the 38-year-old felt Boro was the club for him. "That determination really struck me". The agent of Reading manager Jaap Stam has told the Dutch media there's interest from other clubs in England. Read More »

Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic released by Manchester United

Manchester united were expected to offer the Ex-PSG striker an extension to the one-year contract that he signed with the club, following his impressive 28-goal first season with united with two goals coming in two cup finals. United may yet live to regret their decision to let him go, despite Mourinho now turning his attention to possible replacements, such as Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata and Torino hot-shot Andrea Belotti. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez lets off some steam amid Arsenal transfer speculation


Sanchez, 28, is in the past year of his contract and has not committed his future to Arsenal who have offered a new lucrative deal. "He played really good in Barcelona but normally when you play with (Lionel) Messi all the players beside him are not at his level", Guardiola said back in December. Read More »

SIX clubs fighting for Real Madrid star James Rodriguez


According to France Football , however, French giants Paris Saint-Germain lead the race for the Colombian, who was left out of Zinedine Zidane's matchday squad for the recent UEFA Champions League final against Juventus. It's added in the report that Madrid will potentially use the funds raised from Rodriguez's sale to put towards their bid for Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe , with the 18-year-old also linked with a move to Arsenal ahead of next season. Read More »

India sweep aside insipid South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

However, skipper Virat Kohli (76*), who came in next to bat, shared a 128-run partnership with opener Shikhar Dhawan (78). India will now face Bangladesh in the second semi-final on June 15 while Group A topper England will face the victor of the final Group B fixture between Sri Lanka and Pakistan to be played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Monday. Read More »

Real Madrid fans want Cristiano Ronaldo to get Ballon d'Or honour


Zinedine Zidane's men also won their first La Liga title in five years a week before that. "I am happy, these are good moments". Bale was speaking to the press after winning the Champions League in his home city, becoming only the sixth player to do so in the history of the Champions League . Read More »

LeBron James' mom, wife didn't want him to return to Cleveland Cavaliers

A flawless postseason run was right within the Warriors' grasp. A big part of the game was the drama and technical foul issues that came up throughout the game. At the very least, they must dictate the mood of the game early and can't let the Warriors get comfortable at Oracle. The on-off court splits tell a similar tale: Just the other evening in Game 3, James sat for two minutes, Cleveland lost by five ... Read More »

Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

The screenshot below is a photo taken of former Penguins greats Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr after their back-to-back Stanley Cup wins in 1991 and 1992. And Sidney Crosby became only the third player to win a second straight Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the National Hockey League playoffs. Hornqvist used to play for the Predators but the team traded him to the Penguins in 2014, a front-office decision that last night came back to bite Nashville. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Results: Record Partnership Steers Bangladesh to Win

In reply, Bangladesh had a nervous start and its four top batsmen fell for just 33 runs . 2 higher partnerships than Shakib and Mahmudullah's 224 against New Zealand in ODIs. The hosts had already qualified before the Edgbaston encounter but relished the chance to put one over their bitterest rivals and eased to a 40-run win in the rain-affected Group A finale to end Australia's interest in the competition. Read More »

Penguins Win Fifth Stanley Cup Championship

The Penguins captain not only raised his third Cup, but he also won his second Conn Smythe in as many years. Along the way, Crosby overcame two diagnosed concussions - including one this postseason - and helped carry a team that faced plenty of adversity with star defenceman Kris Letang out and a controversial goaltending change to Matt Murray from Marc-Andre Fleury. Read More »

Angelique Kerber Historically Gets Knocked Out Of Roland Garros


Three weeks shy of her 37th birthday, the American star, who made her debut in the French capital in 1997, kicks off her latest campaign against China's Wang Qiang . I mean, you can always learn if you are not playing good or if it's a tough situation also for the future, and this is what I will try to do it. Romanian Simona Halep and Ukrainian Elina Svitolina are the two favourites to win the tournament. Read More »

Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House


In her tweet , she wrote: "Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home!.Movingday". An accompanying photograph featured a view of the Washington Monument from a window in the White House. Trump has four older children Donald Jr, Ivanka, Eric and Tiffany among his two ex-wives. Finally, when school year will be ending now, Melania and Barron moved to Washington , DC. Read More »

Resilient Halep sets up final date with Jelena Ostapenko

The last woman to win her first title in a Grand Slam event was Australian Chris O'Neil at the 1978 Australian Open, and the last man to do it was Gustavo Kuerten at Roland Garros in 1997. "Maybe I was not ready to win it". A telling statistic: Of the 33 points Halep won in the first set, only one - yes, just one! - came via a victor off her racket. Read More »

Pedro Caixinha talks up Rangers new boy Daniel Candeias


Candeias joins Bruno Alves , Ryan Jack and Fabio Cardoso as new permanent signings through the door with Eduardo Herrera, Carlos Pena and Graham Dorrans likely to follow suit over the next few days. Knowing him and hearing what he told me I would have never been able to say no to this project. "I am a fast player, I have technique but I would prefer other people to judge me, I don't really like to say what kind of player I am". Read More »

Preds fall to Penguins in Game 6 ending epic season

That team, of course, went one round deeper into the playoffs falling in the second round to the Pittsburgh Penguins . In the first, a shot by Filip Forsberg squeezed through the arm of Matt Murray and sat in the crease. He scored seven points in six games against the Predators. This one's off to a raucous start. He was one-on-one with Matt Murray , but got denied once again. Read More »

Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying


We win and lose as a team, ' he said. But after March's last-gasp 1-0 win over Slovenia , this was another display to nourish hope of a first major tournament appearance since the 1998 World Cup. Scotland nearly shot itself in the foot when Gordon rushed off his line and the goalkeeper's poor header fell to Kane, whose lob was nodded away by Kieran Tierney and Marcus Rashford's follow-up was deflected wide. Read More »

Mets Fall to Braves, 3-2

The first overall pick in 2015 also had a two-run double and deprived Wilmer Flores of an eighth-inning hit with a sparkling play in the hole. "We couldn't get anything going offensively either game", Braves manager Brian Snitker said. Read More »

Lugo shines in season debut, Mets beat Braves 2-1

Atlanta Braves' Danny Santana (23) is safe at first base as the ball gets away from New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda (21) on a bunt during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 9, 2017, in Atlanta . "But in my case, I've been playing for lots of years". The New York Mets have won seven of their last nine games when scoring more than three runs. Read More »

Henry: Wenger Must Win Premier League Title


It's what we all want and I know it's what our fans around the world demand". Such is his influence at Arsenal , both in terms of the club and the team, that Wenger's departure would have necessitated a complete overhaul of its structures. Read More »