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Rep. Steve Scalise, Others Wounded in GOP Baseball Field Shooting

The three members of North Dakota's congressional delegation were not at the ballpark where a man open fired and shot several people, including top House Republican , Steve Scalise , of Louisiana. The shooting took place at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park. Brooks estimated that there were 50 to 100 shots fired. Rep. Mo Brooks , R-Ala., told CNN , people scattered when the shooting began. Read More »

The Pittsburgh Penguins Capture Second Straight Stanley Cup


Crosby was awarded his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and goalie Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Penguins became the first team to repeat as champion in almost two decades with a 2-0 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 6. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins defend Stanley Cup title

They were dominant teams, and the best of them may have been the 1993 team that was upset by the Islanders in the Eastern Conference final. He's been so supportive over the last couple years. He wasn't known as the Next One or Sid the Kid yet, but he did escort the Dartmouth Subways to the final, only to lose 6-2 in the title game to the Tisdale (Sask.) Trojans. Read More »

Everton's 2017/18 Premier League fixture list: All the key dates


TV companies Sky and BT have ultimate control over these (far too much, many would tell you) and just how many Chelsea games will actually occur at the traditional day and time of Saturday 3pm is decreasing by the year. The 380 matches for the 2017-18 Premier League have been announced . North London derbies between Arsenal and Tottenham will take place in November and February, while bitter rivals Liverpool and Everton continue their hostilities in December and April. Read More »

Ostapenko celebrates birthday with French Open final berth


But Ostapenko played fearlessly in the decider and roared home from 3-3, swishing away a forehand to finish an absorbing contest and become the first Latvian to reach a major final. I love that attitude, and it's the attitude with the power and the short angles - she has a game to back it up. "But I was working on the forehand, and I think it's pretty good now", said a grinning Ostapenko. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Pakistan fined for slow over-rate against Sri Lanka

After losing to India and clinching a rain-affected must-win game against world number one South Africa, Pakistan started well yesterday when pacers Junaid Khan and Mohammad Amir struck in the middle overs to rattle the Sri Lankan middle order, which saw Angelo Mathews' men lose their last seven wickets for 75 runs. Read More »

England lose to 10-man France

In an emotional show of support for the victims of the recent attacks in Manchester and London, France and England players walked out to the sound of "Don't Look Back in Anger" from Oasis moments before Tuesday's friendly at Stade de France . Read More »

Champions Trophy semi-final: Pakistan opt to bowl against England

But it appears there is little room for sentiment when there's a major trophy on the line. "The wicket seems to have come up really well from the last game", he said. While the win against the Proteas was a convincing one, they just about managed to eke out a narrow win against Sri Lanka . On the other hand, Pakistan crawled into the semi-finals by beating South Africa and narrowly triumphing over Sri Lanka after losing to arch-rivals India in their opening game. Read More »

Bacsinszky downs French favourite Mladenovic

The out-of-nowhere Ostapenko's next opponent is 30th-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland, who eliminated 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-4, 6-4. She came back from a set down against No10 seed Venus Williams with her stunning brand of all-court flair, slice, drop-shots and more. Timea Bacsinszky has called a trainer on court after apparently hurting a knee while chasing a shot. Read More »

Form England face Pakistan pace test in semis

Amir was sidelined with a back spasm, having been a key figure in Pakistan's virtual quarter-final win against Sri Lanka in Cardiff on Monday. That is a really hard target to chase down on a ground where scoring hasn't always been easy in this Champions Trophy , and it becomes all the more hard when Fakhar Zaman falls in the second over to Mark Wood. Read More »

French defence continues for Muguruza

She reached the final at the Madrid Open , Stuttgart and in Mexican Open and the semi-finals at the Indian Wells and based on current form, Mladenovic is expected to get past Muguruza . Mladenovic next will face Bacsinszky, and Wozniacki meets Ostapenko. 94% - of the time of his third round against Diego Schwartzman, Djokovic took more than 20 seconds between serve points (via Tennis Channel). Read More »

CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211

Will the absence of Mohammad Amir be a blow for Pakistan or can debutant Rumman Raess, a fellow left-arm seamer, trouble the England batsmen? However, that backing has softened in the light of Roy's repeated failures and Morgan, fresh from his impressive 87 in England's group win over Australia , indicated Tuesday the team could not afford to "carry" anyone as they went in search of a first major ODI tournament triumph. Read More »

Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

Colombian Munoz stayed in the lead thanks to a three-under-par 67, while Schwartzel improved from fifth position after posting a 66. He almost made it, but a long putt on No. Bergers' two wins came at the FedEx St. Jude Classic . CAMBRIDGE, Ontario - Ariya Jutanugarn was seated by the scorer's tent after finishing her final round Sunday, snapping selfies with In Gee Chun and thinking there was little chance they would return to the course for a playoff at the Manulife LPGA Classic. Read More »

Andy Murray powers into French Open quarterfinals


He won the first set against Nishikori 6-1, led by two sets to one and looked poised to go a break up in the fourth when play was interrupted by a loud noise from the PA system. "I think it does have an impact". Twenty of 24 - That was the run of points won by Svitolina to end her comeback victory after trailing 5-2 in the third set and serving at love-30. Read More »

Sri Lanka sweat on Mathews as Proteas duo get all clear

Opener Amla and Faf du Plessis combined for 145 for the second wicket for South Africa , which started slow and finished fast. On the bowling front, Kagiso Rabada and Imran Tahir take up the top two spots, while Sri Lanka's best, Suranga Lakmal, comes in at No. Read More »

Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade


With a lot of action anticipated for the upcoming weeks with the National Hockey League draft and expansion draft , it will be interesting to see how these odds shift throughout the off-season. That does leave the Flames without a goaltender for next season, though, and speculation has long surrounded Fleury and the possibility he joins Calgary next season. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Clash of contrasts


Throughout the tournament , England has been unbeaten and up to the expectations but it is Pakistan which has surprised the World. But Roy's return of 51 runs in eight ODI innings this summer has forced them to rethink their options at the top of the order. Read More »

Dropped catch costs Sri Lanka semi-final spot

In the first semifinal, England , who topped Group A, will take on the second-placed team in Group B, Pakistan , on June 14th at the Sophia Gardens, in Cardiff . 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. Read More »

England have edge against Pakistan in Champions Trophy semifinal

Earlier, Pakistan seamers dished out a superb bowling effort to finish the England innings in 49.5 overs at the Sophia Gardens. England with their fearless batting can humiliate any side, but Pakistan's bowling department is no push over, they can cause a serious problem but it all depends on which Pakistan side turns up, the one that played against India or the one that played against South Africa and Sri Lanka . Read More »

CT2017: Arthur backs Pakistan's 'best game' could crush England

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur did not miss his chance to muddy the waters, claiming preference for Bairstow over Roy as an opponent and querying the Yorkshireman's credentials as an global opener. We know that realistically England are playing unbelievably well. Both England and Pakistan have a stark difference when it comes to their style of play, the former have come a long way in a short space of time since their humiliating first-round exit at the 2015 World Cup. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles sign Jason Peters to extension


Johnson, 27, signed a lucrative contract last offseason that runs through 2020, and he expects to replace Peters as the Eagles' left tackle at some during the span of that deal. Peters, a nine-time Pro Bowler, has anchored the Eagles' offensive line since 2009 when he was acquired in a trade with the Buffalo Bills. So, Pederson said Wednesday the Eagles might consider shifting Peters to left guard in the future to extend his career. Read More »

Tough Tapwrit overhauls Irish War Cry in last leg of Triple Crown

The win completed a stellar triple crown for Pletcher, who also trained Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming . It was a great training job by Todd. His brother, Irad Ortiz, won the Belmont past year aboard Creator . "I think that's always an advantage". The already thin group of remaining horses lost another one of its favorites when Japan-based Epicharis failed the pre-race veterinary exam. Read More »

Full 2017/18 Premier League Fixtures For Man Utd & Liverpool

The fixture list has also been compiled to have the first Merseyside derby on the same weekend as the Manchester derby, with Liverpool welcoming Everton to Anfield that weekend. James' Park on the final day of the 2015-16 season. Since then they have started 15 campaigns with a win and only three with a draw. Huddersfield will host Arsenal , Brighton will travel to Merseyside to face Liverpool and Newcastle will host Chelsea . Read More »

Warriors look to finish off sweep of Cavaliers


Up by six points, 113-107, with 3:09 to play in Game 3, the Cavaliers did not score again, and thanks to the late run, the Warriors stole the victory and took a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series heading into Friday's Game 4 matchup at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland . Read More »

Did Lebron James deserve to be voted NBA Finals MVP?

Cleveland stormed back from a 3-1 series deficit to win last year's finals against Golden State after the Warriors knocked off the Cavaliers in the 2015 finals. be aggressive and sacrifice. "And so I don't know as far as me personally right now". "There's no such thing as a failed season when you put in as much work as we've done", James said. Read More »

Attacking midfielder tells club he wants to join Man United


The Croatian winger is reported to have agreed personal terms following talks between his agent and United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward , with the deal set to go through as the two clubs have settled on a fee. Manchester United are looking for reinforcements in the attacking department and have hence made Perisic their No. 1 priority. A disagreement over the fee is holding up the deal. Read More »

This Stanley Cup Final is the nastiest since 2011

Thursday's victor will have a chance to clinch the Stanley Cup in Game 6 on Sunday night in Nashville. The Penguins captain slashed through the Nashville defence on his first shift, drew a penalty and then set up Justin Schultz for the first goal in a 6-0 Thursday night thumping. Read More »

Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released on Wednesday at 09:00 BST

Chelsea , meanwhile, take on Burnley at Stamford Bridge after winning the title in Antonio Conte's first season at the helm. Anyone is prone to succumbing to mental fatigue, Arsenal went 14 matches unbeaten after their defeat to Liverpool on the opening day, but a loss at Everton was then followed by a loss at Manchester City . Read More »

Chelsea to begin title defence against Burnley in season opener


Leicester , Arsenal , Chelsea , Stoke, Everton and Burnley all have hard early season fixtures, but which Premier League teams has the toughest start? In the first seven games, the Sky Blues will face Everton ( home ), Liverpool ( home ) and reigning champions Chelsea (away), teams that were part of last season's Top7 and will certainly be making a push for Europe and/or the title. Read More »

Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors


But a Durant dunk about four minutes into the second sent the sold-out hometown crowd into a frenzy. There were several instances from Game 5 that Iguodala showed his value to this Warriors juggernaut on defense. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue was asked about his team's needs when told of Kerr's comments. "It looks like it was easy, but guys like Steph Curry welcoming him and kind of let him shine - it worked out like it should", Myers said. Read More »

Kevin Durant gives shoutout to Prince George's County after National Basketball Association championship victory

The fifth game held in Oakland , giving the Warriors a home court advantage, ended with a 120-129 scoreboard and the Warriors closed 4-1 in the NBA Finals series. Monday night's Game 5 conclusion of another Warriors-Cavaliers series rose to an average 15.3 rating among metered market households for ABC , a almost 10 percent lift from the comparable Game 5 overnight score in 2016. Read More »

England v Pakistan semi-final

Steady progress enabled Bangladesh to win the ICC Trophy in 1997 and two years later they played in the full World Cup where they pulled off a famous victory over Pakistan . England's batting looks more solid and compact on account of loads of experience in their top and middle order. Kohli acknowledged the amount of one-day cricket played in the region was a factor, but he has also been impressed with the way so numerous Asian nations have adapted to English conditions . Read More »