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I am alive and that's important, have no regrets: Yuvraj Singh


However, in the Champions Trophy by beating New Zealand they have managed to achieve another feat which has till now eluded them - qualifying for the first major semi-final in an ICC event. Indian has done well in both batting and bowling department and fielding is also looking good. It is learnt that the entire Bangladesh team was watching the England versus Australia game together. Read More »

Kevin Durant Says Kyrie Irving Is Better Than Allen Iverson


Irving is also a more prolific 3-point shooter, but 3s weren't almost as big of a part of the game during Iverson's era, and A.I. probably could have developed his long-range shot if he felt it were necessary. You just smile when you watch him play, cause it's like, for somebody to be that skilled, you know had to work tirelessly. "The stuff he has in his package is next-level stuff that you can try to teach your kids to do it, but you'll never be able to do it", Durant said on the ... Read More »

Golden State Warriors To Skip Visit To Trump White House

Back in 2015, the Warriors did pay a visit to a Barack Obama-governed White House after capturing the organization's first title in 40 years. The college football championship team Clemson Tigers attended the White House ceremony after their win. Read More »

US Congressman shot at baseball park in Virginia

House Speaker Paul Ryan's office said Scalise's wounds were not believed to be life-threatening and that a member of a security detail was also shot . Trump said Scalise "was badly wounded and is now in stable condition". President Donald Trump decried the shooting of a top House Republican on Wednesday as a "very, very brutal assault" and called for all Americans to set aside differences and pray for the recovery of the victims. Read More »

Barack Obama Texted Kevin Durant After Finals Win, Praised His Defense


The two teams have contested the past three finals. Durant, the MVP of the Finals, had 39 points, and Curry added 34 for the Warriors , who captured the best-of-seven series 4-1 against the defending champions . It also created lofty expectations for Durant, with many onlookers saying his move would be a failure if the Warriors did not go on to win a title in their first season together. Read More »

McIlroy's complaint: It's the US Open, leave rough alone


PLAYOFF FEVER: A U.S. Open record is on the line this week at Erin Hills . As always, I'll be basing my player selections off of multiple data sources . "I think what they've done with the golf course, the piece of property that they have had and how they've kind of fit everything naturally to the grounds itself, is quite lovely". Read More »

Fans hammer Chamberlain after England performance


Djibril Sidibe scored an nearly identical close-range goal on 43 minutes, and Kane added his second from the spot (48) as Raphael Varane saw red for a last-man foul on Dele Alli . It's disappointing. We want to be courageous and play from the back then sometimes mistakes will happen'. Harry Kane continued his good run of form by opening the scoring after just nine minutes, with the Spurs striker netting after an impressive team move. Read More »

Gareth Bale replies to Man United transfer speculation


Real Madrid have confirmed that the players will visit the Plaza Cibeles on Sunday night to dedicate the title to their fans. Here, we look at the numbers behind Ronaldo's remarkable feat. "The second half was better". Casemiro and Marco Asensio were also on the scoresheet for Real after Mario Mandzukic had levelled Ronaldo's early opener for the Italian champions. Read More »

Roger Federer comeback halted by Tommy Haas in Stuttgart


In fact, Federer won significantly more points in the match, holding a 105-96 edge, magnifying how it was Haas who won the important points. "I'm mainly speechless of course", Haas said. The loss was the earliest for the seven-time Wimbledon victor in the decade and a half since he lost in the first round at the All England club as a teenager to Mario Ancic. Read More »

AB definitely due against India, says Miller

He said: "That is a feeling we miss, not playing in Pakistan ". "Maybe that was a difference, the crowd was supporting us and that's why the players were boosted". Pakistan face Sri Lanka in their final group game in Cardiff on Monday, with top-ranked ODI side South Africa up against India at The Oval a day earlier. Read More »

Team USA earns 1-1 draw at Mexico

With political tensions high among the two nations, this was billed as the must-see worldwide fixture of the weekend, and it did not disappoint after Carlos Vela cancelled out Michael Bradley's sensational opener at the Estadio Azteca on Sunday. Read More »

Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain

Conte is said to have text the players reminding them to return for pre-season in good shape, Costa's response to this message appears to have sealed his fate. "It will be complicated for me to stay without playing for 5 months but I do love Atletico and love the city of Madrid". "If I want to be selected for the World Cup I can't move to China". Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: 5 reasons the Warriors repeat as champions

At the time , Durant called the lead-up to his decision the most challenging few weeks of his National Basketball Association career, and even said it was not about winning titles but about personal growth and quality-of-life choices. The Warriors aren't going anywhere and the league will need to improve itself to challenge them. While Golden State was certainly Stephen Curry's team after back-to-back MVP campaigns, Durant now appears to be the engineer of a freight train ... Read More »

Kohli unfazed by limited game time for India's middle order


Defending champions India yesterday outclassed South Africa in all departments of the game in a must-win encounter to enter the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy with a comprehensive eight-wicket win. Progress was sealed when Australia lost to England in Birmingham the following day. "We don't want to think who our opposition is but we want to maximise our potential to give ourselves the best chance", he said, adding that India are still one of the favourites to win the title. Read More »

Murray into semi-finals after taming Nishikori

After experiencing a five-set thriller in the third round delayed by the rain, the eighth-seeded Nishikori regrouped himself and came back from one set down to see off Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. "I just try to find myself into this zone where I don't do much unforced errors", the Ukrainian said, "and still play aggressive". When we play normally, we have a lot of long points. Read More »

Durant Stars As Warriors Beat Cavaliers In NBA Finals


The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them past year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 16-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. From here to eternity, we'll say we saw these Warriors go from worst to first. "I just had to trust in it, we were really good tonight", Durant said in a post-game interview. Read More »

When Virat Kohli was in tears sharing captaincy news with Anushka Sharma

India will meet Bangladesh in the semi-finals in Birmingham on Thursday. You can't do the same mistakes over and over again. A father who asked him to give up on skating and forced to play cricket, debut at the age of 18 years in national colours, road to stardom, important role in winning two world cups for the nation, an nearly life-taking illness and an incredible comeback to global cricket, Yuvraj Singh's story has everything a successful Bollywood flick asks for and it might well ... Read More »

Judge and Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win

Yankees: CC Sabathia (7-2, 3.66 ERA) has won five consecutive starts, all of them coming after a NY loss. The move backfired as Chase Headley followed with an RBI single to put NY up 3-1. And let's not forget, the Yankees lead the AL East by four games. Tanaka, who had allowed 11 home runs in his last 22 2⁄3 innings and 17 in 66 innings this season, gave up yet another homer on his third pitch of the game, a drive by Kole Calhoun . Read More »

Manchester United agree transfer of Benfica's Lindelof


Juventus have switched focus to Sevilla's Steven N'Zonzi, who they believe is easier to secure, and they are now in the process of agreeing a fee which will likely be around £30m. But the windfall they should receive from Lindelof's sale to United will certainly boost the coffers ahead of a stab at promotion. Mourinho may want to bring in a striker to replace the departing Zlatan Ibrahimovic , but the Portuguese identified United's defence as a key area for improvement at the turn of ... Read More »

Pens' offense breaking the Predators


The coach did not commit to starting him when the series resumes this weekend, though he praised his goaltender throughout the postgame news conference. Those numbers ballooned after the first two games against the Penguins. Rinne fell to 0-5-0 in five career starts in Pittsburgh and he has never beaten the Penguins anywhere as a starter. Read More »

England vs Pakistan: Champions Trophy preview


Earlier, Pakistan bowlers led by Hasan Ali put up a quality display to restrict England to 211 runs in 49.5 overs. Ben Stokes will be a key player if England is to get the victory. England and India were among the favourites before the tournament, but Bangladesh and Pakistan have defied expectation to reach this stage . But Pakistan's last win in Cardiff doesn't reflect the actual scenario of two teams. Read More »

Key takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony

Asked about Trump's own contention that the president fired Comey with the Russian Federation probe in mind, and regardless of any recommendation from anyone else, Sessions said: "I guess I'll just have to let his words speak for themselves". Read More »

Golden State defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association crown


Curry , who had to take a backseat to accommodate Durant as the team's new alpha dog, praised his new teammate for embracing the Finals stage. Sounds like a fair trade. After capturing the 2017 National Basketball Association championship on Monday, odds makers in Las Vegas gave them a historic price as a preseason favourite to once again hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy in a year's time. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton hoping he can land knockout blow in gripping title race


The Briton is arguably the best driver of his generation and he proved it in style by grabbing the Grand Prix title beating the second placed Valtteri Bottas with a staggering lead of 20 seconds. Vettel, starting alongside, got caught in a sandwich as Bottas shot past him on one side and Verstappen on the other, clipping the German's front wing. Read More »

STANLEY CUP FINAL: Pens' Murray outshines Predators' Rinne


It sounds impossible. But people said the same thing about them repeating. Rutherford's longtime boss with the Hurricanes, owner Peter Karmanos, is in there as well. And besides losing one pivotal player after another during an excruciatingly long season, they were confronted by daunting odds. The team has to re-sign restricted free agents Conor Sheary and Justin Schultz, as well as find a couple of depth centres, but they should still have plenty of money left to sign a second-pairing ... Read More »

Scotland 2-2 England: five talking points from Hampden Park


Southgate refused to blame his side for conceding the second late free-kick from which Scotland scored, and is happy group leaders England still have qualification for Russian Federation in their own hands - although Slovakia will close with two points by beating Lithuania, while Slovenia are three points back. Read More »

England 211 all out against Pakistan in Champions Trophy semi-final

Ball tracking showed that the ball would have gone on to flick the off stump, after having pitched in line. An eventful over, this. However, news from the dressing room is that Jason Roy might get replaced by Jonny Bairstow . " Bangladesh have the belief that they can beat India and they have in fact in the past done it". The live coverage of ICC Champions Trophy match between England and Pakistan will start at 3:00 pm IST. Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dunks against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., Monday, June 12, 2017. last July. He stole a title last season, but this year he was only able to prevent the sweep in Game 4. In Golden State, Durant has the opportunity to be a part of a dynasty that will be remembered for generations to come. Read More »

Louisiana congressman shot at GOP baseball practice; shooter in custody

Mo Brooks , who told CNN he was on deck when the shooting occurred. Texas Rep. Roger Williams says a member of his staff was also shot and was receiving medical attention. He said security officers were "screaming for reinforcements" and "it seemed like forever, but it was probably shorter than it was". Alexandria Police said they are investigating the scene and noted that a suspect is in custody. Read More »