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Congressional Baseball Game carries on, one day after shooting


He sustained "a single rifle shot to the left hip" that "travelled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding", the hospital said in a statement . Sava said he is encouraged by Scalise's improvement. Proceeds go to the Capitol Police Memorial Fund, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington , the Washington Literary Center and the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation . Read More »

Brian Harman takes US Open lead after day three

Open history, matching Johnny Miller's 63 at par-71 Oakmont in 1973. "It's similar-type stuff - low round and history stuff, " Thomas said. Sergio Garcia might shoot 63 on Saturday and give himself a chance to win the first two majors of the year, but everyone here at the course will be waiting for a plague of locusts or frogs at that point! "I'm not sure when it's going to sink in or when I'm going to realize what I did", Thomas said. Read More »

Watch the Golden State Warriors Championship Parade


Parking is expected to be extremely limited and fans are encouraged to use public transportation. "You do not want to be buying a ticket at a BART station Thursday", Oversier said . Oakland recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, and the city is still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire. Read More »

Real Madrid in danger of losing Cristiano Ronaldo amid tax allegations

Calderon also addressed suggestions that Ronaldo's relationship with Mourinho, which was reported to have been fractious during their time together at the Bernabeu, could put the player off from returning to Manchester. "The club has been very important in his career". "Sir Alex Ferguson was like a father and he loved the fans". That is, if Ronaldo stays in Europe. Read More »

IND vs PAK: Rains to spare Champions Trophy final

Kohli, however, added: "At the same time, neither are we too intimidated nor are we too arrogant about what we are doing". You have to maintain a balance and then focus on what you need to do on the field. The teams have played each other 10 times in ICC ODI events, with India winning all six matches in the ICC 50-over World Cup while registering two wins in the ICC Champions Trophy . Read More »

Warriors have 'no doubt' Kerr will coach next season


Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder were eliminated in the 2016 Western Conference Finals by the Warriors and he chose to join the rival franchise the following season, per However, James could also opt out of his contract after next season, so he will want to see some swift progress. "All the pieces that we have are important to the equation of winning a championship and competing for a championship every single year". Read More »

US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

TELEVISION: Saturday, 11 8 p.m. FOX. Eastern time from the opening tee. While Erin Hills was still not playing as hard as many past U.S. Open courses, it was beginning to firm up from the early week rain, plus the USGA had a few tricks up its sleeve. Read More »

All-round India flattens Pakistan by 124 runs

India openers Rohit Sharma (91) and Shikhar Dhawan (68) gave the team a flying start before Kohli got in on the act with an unbeaten 81 from just 68 balls. Apart from the top order, all-rounder Hardik Pandya's cameo (20 runs in six balls) was also useful. Sharma's innings was ended after he responded to Kohli's call for a single. Read More »

French Open semifinals: Halep-Pliskova, Bacsinszky-Ostapenko

Halep could have won the first set easier if she had converted break points in the fifth and ninth game. "I don't need advice on how to handle pressure", said Halep. Svitolina said she felt the nerves during the contest. "I am really happy". This semi-final, I only tried to take the positive things. Halep's game has been solid all clay court season, and you're not going to beat her with 30-plus unforced errors . Read More »

Television ad rates rocket ahead of India-Pakistan final

The great foes meet once more at The Oval with everything to play for in what is the latest instalment of one of sports great rivalries. India and Pakistan have not played any bilateral cricket since 2007. "There's no overexcitement. People are just doing the normal things that they do". De Villiers, who has befriended Kohli through playing in the same Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the Indian Premier League , says the India skipper has mellowed down the years and the anger ... Read More »

Real Madrid have reportedly named their price for Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid issued a statement fully supporting the player, claiming they were "absolutely convinced of his innocence", but Ronaldo is unsatisfied with the club over their attempts to defend him on the matter. However, as the story developed, it became clear that the current holder of the Ballon d'Or had definitely made his mind up about leaving the club which he had served for 8 seasons. Read More »

Spithill and Oracle rise to the challenge


Artemis and Dean Barker's Softbank Team Japan are the other pair, and the two winners are due to meet in the Challenger Finals next Sunday morning. Crucial among these are chief executive Martin Whitmarsh, who brings years of experience as head of the McLaren Formula One team and Jono Macbeth, a 44-year-old New Zealander who has three America's Cup wins, as sailing team manager. Read More »

Sailing-Defeated Ainslie to come back stronger, bring "Auld Mug" home

The eventual victor of the Challenger Finals will face two-times defending champions Oracle Team USA in the 35th Americas Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton. Team NZ helmsman Peter Burling said they hadn't noticed what had happened to start with. "It's been a very up and down road for us, but it's nice to be hitting a bit of form now", Outteridge said. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Wriddhiman Saha dismisses Pakistan's chances against India

What augurs well for Pakistan is their form since they lost the first group game to India . He added that India's performance was analysed after the earlier game and the team will concentrate on what it can do well. However, India and Pakistan have met each other four times in ODIs in England , and the former has won three of them. Pakistan have also been boosted by the return of paceman Mohammad Amir , who has recovered from back spasms. Read More »

Joe Maddon Ejected After Arguing over Anthony Rizzo's Foul Ball HR


Kevin Gausman (3-6) allowed five runs in 5 2/3 innings. McCutchen was the only runner during that stretch with a two-out walk in the second, but he was picked off first. Joe Maddon didn't have a chance to watch from the dugout as his club came back in a big way Friday night. Nova allowed three runs and six hits, walking two and striking out six. Read More »

Race-leading Toyota out of 24 Hours of Le Mans


But Toyota was able to get its number eight vehicle back on the track after lengthy repairs following a front motor problem. With six hours to go, Dries Vanthoor had a two lap cushion to Duncan Cameron in the #55 Spirit of Race auto, with Bill Sweedler third for the US-based Scuderia Corsa outfit. Read More »

In the final fling, India hopes to pack a punch

With six wins under their belt in nine matches since 2011 World Cup , the Indian team look favorites. That was their opening match of the Champions Trophy . While Virat Kohli's side sit second in the one-day worldwide rankings, Pakistan were not expected to mount a challenge as they are only seventh in the world in the 50-over format. Read More »

Thomas' record yet to sink in as he eyes first major title

Harman, who missed the cut in his previous two U.S. Opens, is going for his first major title. Jon Rahm. Justin Rose. Given that No. 18 at Erin Hills is an attackable Par-5, it was definitely in play. Taking the national championship to Erin Hills was a gamble by the USGA. A commercial blimp crashed to the ground and caught fire just outside the course Thursday, about the time the county health department was analyzing samples that confirmed evidence of the E. Read More »

Thomas sets record, but Harman leads through 54 holes at US Open


What would Ben Hogan say? Not bad for a guy who made the cut on the number. It's impossible to handicap this lovely mess of a leader board. Not Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer or Jack Nicklaus. Koepka's four-under 68 kept him in the hunt to win a first major, having recorded three top-five finishes previously. Once again golfers were taking full advantage of a softened Erin Hills layout left defenseless by overnight rain, attacking the pins with gusto. Read More »

Pakistan's Amir fit for final against India

When the question was popped up to Kohli at the pre-final media conference as to what are the things he would like to prioritise, his reply was crystal clear. "He's very positive. He's an aggressive captain and he wants to take wickets. I think anyone can replace anyone". Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed will also look to use his team's bowling strength to do the damage against an in-form Indian batting line-up. Read More »

JB Holmes one shot off US Open lead heading into weekend

It's also important to note that there hasn't been a playoff in the last eight U.S. Opens . The course is probably nicer to play without the wind, but if it does blow, then you'll definitely have to play proper golf . "That means I'm a part of history", he said. "I would say you've got to be near the top", Koepka said. "I felt like I've been playing pretty well all week, and didn't have quite the numbers to show for it". Read More »

Miller impressed by Thomas 63, up to a point

A superb chip to three feet set up the birdie on the 597-yard first hole before he then demolished the short par-four second. But he missed a pair of 10-foot birdie chances in that stretch, and one of the birdies he made was a two-putt from 20 feet on the par-5 seventh. Read More »

India vs. Pakistan: ICC Final Odds & Prediction


Watch India take on Pakistan in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy final, live on Sky Sports 2 from 10am on Sunday. "I want to achieve that goal", added Hasan, whose 20 career ODIs have yielded a haul of 39 wickets at an average of 23.92 - impressive figures in a form of the game where the odds are often all in favour of batsmen making big scores. Read More »

Scotland to leapfrog Wallabies in world rankings after determined Sydney win

Scotland beat Australia for the first time in more than four years on Saturday, winning 24-19 in Sydney to avenge two consecutive narrow defeats, including a controversial World Cup exit, by the Wallabies. Aside from defeats in 2009 and 2012, Australia's last defeat to Scotland before that came in July 1982. Why aren't we starting games well? "We knew what we were going to be in for and we got exactly what we expected". Read More »

Four-way tie at US Open

Open in relation to par. His first love, he told me, was baseball. Duly noted. On the other hand, there's an argument that Thomas' nine birdie, one eagle and two bogey round had as many explosives and ended more dramatically than any 63 in a major ever. Read More »

How Pakistan Reached the Champions Trophy Final?

While India's majority of the runs in the tournament have been scored by the top three, Pakistan have relied on their bowling attack to bring oppositions to their knees. Previously, media buyers were offered the India pack by Star India which comprised of two semi-final matches as well as the final match. In a must-win game against South Africa, they choked Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock in the first power play, leading to a disastrous batting collapse for the best-ranked ODI side. Read More »

Here's What Barack Obama Texted Kevin Durant After Game 5

Former President Obama texted Kevin Durant after the Warriors' win. James did, however, say he believed the Cavaliers would try their best to compete. "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added. The Cavaliers would push and hustle and trust LeBron to deliver them. "But we prevailed, we're champions and it's awesome doing it on our home floor". Read More »

Boston Celtics Trading First Overall Pick To Philadelphia 76ers


After working out with Fultz on Saturday afternoon, the Sixers have reportedly agreed to terms on a deal with the Celtics, according to David Aldridge . In addition, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Boston and Philadelphia "may come to an agreement", but adds that it likely wouldn't come until the night of the draft. Read More »

When it's India-Pakistan, it's much more than cricket


It is a very, very strong batting line-up with them batting down till eight or nine. But the duo being experienced campaigners of global cricket, batted sensibly at the beginning of the innings to see out the first hour and accelerated the scoreboard swiftly after the first powerplay. Read More »

I'm leaving Real Madrid, Ronaldo tells national teammates


Together, the young Silva and the veteran Ronaldo have scored 18 goals since they started playing alongside each other following Euros 2016. "At this moment, he wants to leave", the source told the BBC. "He can play again for the best club and I think that club is Real Madrid ". Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio insists speculation over Cristiano Ronaldo's future will not have an impact on their Confederations Cup campaign. Read More »

'Chelsea Future not up to me' - Costa Blasts After Starring for Spain


Costa's agent Jorge Mendes met with AC Milan officials on Thursday, less than 24 hours after the 28-year-old revealed Conte had sent him a message to say he was no longer part of Chelsea's plans . Chelsea manager Conte triggered the conversation at the start of this week with a message to all his players wishing them an enjoyable summer and time off with their families and reminding them to keep in shape. Read More »

Hamilton Drives To Dominant Win In Canada, Vettel Fourth

Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas was third-fastest in qualifying and will start from the second row beside Raikkonen. Starting from pole, Hamilton dominated with a lights-to-flag victory around the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve. "I had a little bit of a feel out of Turn 6, and then the safety vehicle came but I wasn't sure because the first lap of the race, especially because it was very windy today, I thought it might have been a gust On the first lap I thought the tyres were not there". Read More »