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Tapwrit wins, Patch takes third

Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming skipped the race, as did Preakness Stakes victor Cloud Computing. "But the one thing that I think he suits our style of training and he suits Tapwrit is he's a pretty aggressive rider". I always liked him and had a lot of faith in him. Tapwrit completed the mile and a half in 2:30.02. "It was everything we talked about in the paddock before the race", Tapwrit trainer Todd Pletcher said. Read More »

Kohli simply the best, says De Villiers

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Earlier, Sohail had said , "I just want to tell Sarfraz, you have done nothing special". We're taking it as any other game, I know that's boring but that's our mindset. That's fine. Even I thought that they will not reach that far. "We've got nothing to lose, their odds are higher than us, they've got more chance and everyone is talking about India, India", he said on Friday. Read More »

Champions Trophy final: Rs 2000 crore bet on India-Pakistan title clash

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Before the Champions Trophy , the last time India and Pakistan played a one-day worldwide was during the 2015 World Cup. "We are well aware of everyone's calibre", Sohail added. He was all praise for Pakistan team's turnaround in the competition. There had been concerns among many Indian officials about the impact of Twenty20, amid fears its abbreviated time frame might lead to a reduction in commercial revenues from ODIs, with sponsors, and therefore broadcasters, unwilling to commit ... Read More »

McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit

Brooks Koepka , Tommy Fleetwood and Brian Harman were at 67, with Patrick Reed and Adam Hadwin in the group at 68. "If you look at the golf course and you even talk to me, Jason or Rory, this course sets up ideal for us", Johnson said. Read More »

Day eyeing US Open fightback after 79

Fowler had a one-shot lead over Paul Casey and Xander Schauffele. Scottie Scheffler, who just finished his junior year at Texas, had a 69 and amateur Cameron Champ had a 70 in his U. Fowler had led by one overnight courtesy of a stunning 65 and, although he was joined on seven under by Paul Casey before beginning his second round, the world number nine improved his position with a birdie at the second. Read More »

Aamer Sohail indirectly accuses Pakistan of fixing matches in Champions Trophy

Asked how that came about, Morgan said: "I think the explanation is they played two days ago on it". He went on to say, "We all know what happens and what not, and I can't tell you how they have won the games, I can't name them". Add to that, England played arguably its poorest game in the last couple of years and sadly for us home fans, it meant there was really only one team in it. Read More »

Pakistan wants to change the myth of India defeats

The problem with that statement, at least to some extent, is that Pakistan have already tried and failed - they were hammered by 124 runs in the group stage. Kohli said that they will not change their mindset for the crucial final. Along with Hasan Ali, who has emerged as Pakistan's bowler of the tournament, Raees and Junaid surprised England, dismissing one of the best batting units over the last two years for 211. Read More »

Derby agree deal to sign Andre Wisdom from Liverpool

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It is understood the fee involved is around £2m, rising to up to £4.5m if achievable targets are met. He has previously been on loan with Derby, where he earned the admiration of the fans in his 38 performances. The defender progressed through Liverpool's youth setup following his move from Bradford in 2008 and eventually made 22 appearances for the club. Read More »

Champions Trophy final: Pakistan has nothing to lose, says Azhar Mahmood

As well as bowling in the nets on Friday, Amir received treatment from the Pakistan team physiotherapist and bowling coach Azhar Mahmood told reporters: "He bowled today without any problem whatsoever". 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. Read More »

US Open: How the Irish have fared on Day 2

Casey remained at the top of the leaderboard despite temporarily falling off Friday morning when he struggled through a stretch that included two bogeys and a triple bogey. Friday wasn't almost as favorable for the world's three-top ranked players , none of whom will move onto the weekend. But Spieth expects there to be no repeat across the weekend, saying: "If it were going to be like this, it was going to be hard to chase that many people down". Read More »

Premier League New Boys Brighton Announce Club Record Signing of Valencia Goalkeeper

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The 25-year-old has penned a five-year deal from Spanish outfit Valencia to join the south coast club, boosting their hopes of Premier League survival with a experienced goalkeeper. After David Stockdale rejected a new contract to sign for Birmingham City , boss Chris Hughton was left needing to sign a new first-choice stopper ahead of their first campaign in the Premier League . Read More »

Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard

Open . Matsuyama, a 25-year-old, four-time PGA Tour victor from Japan, had a putt for birdie on the par-5 18th hole, which would have been only the second 8-under round in U.S. Day never got going, shooting rounds of 79 (including two triple bogeys) and 75 to fall nine shots short of making the cut. Day and McIlroy are two of the friendliest and classiest players on tour. Read More »

An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

Erin Hills fought back on Friday and the world's top three players won't be around for the weekend at the U.S. Open . I guess I've just kind of always been that way. "It feels good", he said. "I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did", said Johnson , who will not play again until next month's Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Read More »

Aamir Sohail clarifies his comments

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Talking about Pakistan's bowling, Dravid said: "You know they've probably learned from the last time they played India , in that they didn't take wickets and India hurt them really badly in the last seven or eight overs, so they can't afford to let that happen again". Read More »

Chance of Storms Returns for Weekend, Next Week

Some models are showing that wind shear is expected to weaken during the beginning of next week. For now it looks like the deep moisture with this system will stay south of our area, but these moisture surges, even with poorly organized tropical disturbances, are capable of producing flooding rain events . Read More »

Sidney Crosby's year for the ages no surprise to those around him

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The Pittsburgh Penguins won game six by a score of 2-0 to become the first team to repeat as Stanley Cup Champions since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and 1998. Mason has been the man behind Crosby's hockey school, which is put on every summer and is also integral to the homecoming parades that have had Crosby bring the Stanley Cup to his hometown. Read More »

Rhys Webb says Lions must stop Sonny Bill Williams

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Giant Wales wing George North also makes his first appearance in a back line that looks very much like Gatland's first-choice Test selection. Gatland had said all 41 members of the squad would get an opportunity to play in the opening three games of the tour before he began to decide on combinations for the first test against the All Blacks on June 24. Read More »

Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs

Brendan Steele hits a drive on the fifth hole during the second round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Friday, June 16, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis . Brandt Snedeker, Players Championship victor Kim Si-woo, Xander Schauffele and amateur Cameron Champ are also two shots back at five under. Matsuyama will be the top-ranked player at Erin Hills over the next two days after Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day all failed to make the cut. Read More »

Amir out as Pakistan field in England semi-final

England went into their semi-final on Wednesday as hot favourites after a flawless qualifying campaign against a Pakistan team ranked eighth out of eight in this tournament. I can't believe it. Thanks to Amir, he played really well. Hasan Ali (3-42), Junaid Khan (3-40), Amir (2-53) and Fahim (2-37) were all multiple wicket-takers as they bowled Sri Lanka out for 236 in a performance that will have put England's much-vaunted batting line-up on notice. Read More »

F1 Canadian GP: 'Bad' Ferrari didn't spot early Canada damage - Vettel

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. "So I go a little bit closer to them". "I had my first pole and I had my first win here 10 years ago", Hamilton said. In between, Hamilton led every lap. Read More »

India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final

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Prior to the start of the Champions Trophy 2017, Pakistan were leading India in the head to head record in the Champions Trophy but that loss at the start of the tournament levelled it. Contrary to everyone's expectations, Pakistan stunned favourites England by registering a resounding eight-wicket win to enter the finals of the ongoing Champions Trophy here at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on Wednesday. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins Parade 2017

Those are the words of this young Pittsburgh Penguins fan who got his shirt signed by legend Sidney Crosby after the team won a second straight Stanley Cup . "The Pittsburgh Penguins would never turn down a visit to the White House and, if invited, we would go as a team", Penguins CEO David Morehouse said Tuesday, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read More »

England crumble to 211 against Pakistan

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Despite his recent patchy form, there were suggestions that England could stick on with Roy for the clash against Pakistan , considering his past performances against the Asian nation. "I was particularly anxious that Roy hadn't fired yet because I think he's very close to something quite good". Taking a leaf out of the Sir Alex Ferguson book of mindgames, the South African said: "I was particularly anxious that Roy hadn't fired yet because I think he's very close to something quite good". Read More »

Judge clouts 22nd homer, propels Yankees past Angels 5-3

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Addison Russell had a go-ahead home run for his first big contribution since an absence in the wake of a Major League Baseball investigation into domestic abuse allegations, and the Cubs stopped the Rockies' seven-game winning streak. Ramirez (6-4, 6.55 ERA) got another win last week despite yielding a career-high 10 hits to the Tigers. Aaron Nola (3-4) allowed two hits through the first four innings before Kolten Wong led off the fifth for the Cardinals with a double. Read More »

Sweden u21 XI: Pickford, Chambers and Chalobah all start

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But he came up trumps with nine minutes left with a superb save when he got a strong hand to Wahlqvist's penalty and then saved Carlos Stramberg's follow up. "These are the moments which change games and we've got a terrific goalkeeper". England haven't won their opening game of this tournament since 2009, when they reached the final. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif's brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel

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He said that we have returned all the loans of Ittefaq Foundries. However, Shehbaz added, the business of Sharif family have suffered during the tenure of Pakistan Peoples Party and General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. The chief minister arrived in the federal capital on Friday evening and said the conspiracy elements are once again indulging in politics of lies. In the past, prime ministers Yousuf Raza Gilani and Raja Pervaiz Ashraf had been summoned for presenting their stances, but both ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo desires to leave Real Madrid

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So when fresh reports broke on Friday morning claiming that Ronaldo had indicated to Real president, Florentino Perez , that he meant to leave this summer, they were inevitably met with plenty of scepticism. Spanish newspaper Marca reported last night that the club are trying to calm Ronaldo down and get him to reconsider his position. Ronaldo is now in Russian Federation with the national team to participate in the FIFA Confederations Cup which kicks off on Saturday. Read More »

England bowled out for 211 by Pakistan in first semis

England are in danger of blowing their big chance to finally win a global 50-over title after being totally dominated by the Pakistan bowling attack on Wednesday at Cardiff . ICC Champions Trophy 2017 , PAK vs SL 12th Match Live Score Ball By Ball Highlights Result 12th June:- 3 The cricket team has been selected out of the four semi-finalists and this team has been decided in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Read More »

Pakistan ready to 'change history' against India in Champions Trophy final

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Cape Town - Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan says their batsmen played "some silly shots" after they were thrashed by India in Thursday's Champions Trophy semi-final. No one can replace Virat Kohli in the India batting line up and the captain has racked up 253 runs at an average of 253 having been dismissed just once in four innings [by Sri Lanka for a duck]. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open

Yet Johnson was forced to bide his time for the next six holes, unable to convert the few birdie chances that came his way. Reavie had five birdies in a six-hole stretch beginning on No. RIDE 'EM COWBOYS: Jordan Niebrugge wore an orange shirt for the second round at the U.S. Open, switching to a color he usually dons on Sundays. This one he'd rather forget. Read More »

Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited

Durant was already one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history before his move to the Warriors after collecting the scoring title four times and picking up MVPs honors in 2014. In the past, Curry and head coach Steve Kerr have both been vocal critics of the president. The Warriors were too much for him and his helping hands this time , who too many of them didn't show up to the finals with the same kind of ability they showed last season when the season was ... Read More »

Warriors undecided on whether to visit White House

Presidents have hosted world champion sports teams for decades, but the tradition has become a hot-button topic for athletes in recent years. "We'll handle that accordingly and responsibly, and do the right thing for us individually and as a group". Read More »