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India must be ruthless in finishing games off - Kohli

Any doubts lingering in the minds of Indian fans about whether their team can perform up to its potential, with rumours of discord between the captain and the coach doing the rounds, would have been set aside after Men in Blues' massive victory over Pakistan in their first Champions Trophy match. [Full Article...]

Cavaliers best effort not good enough to beat Warriors in Game 3

Cavaliers best effort not good enough to beat Warriors in Game 3 Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue has ruled out lineup changes so that's not going to be an issue, but thinks like LeBron James operating out of the low post might be a way for Cleveland to slow the Warriors . "I'm human, as well as my teammates, and to lay it all on the line like that, you want to come out on the winning side", Irving said. The Cavaliers won Game 3 of the Finals in Cleveland ... [Full Article...]

Durant exceeding Warriors expectations in NBA Finals

No team in NBA playoff history has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win a series, although the Cavaliers did become the first team in NBA Finals history to rally from a 3-1 hole to swipe the crown over Golden State previous year. Cleveland had collapsed in the third quarter of the first two games, letting the Warriors run away and hide. Charlotte-area high school basketball star Jonathan... [Full Article...]

Durant's Dagger 3 Lifts Warriors Over Cavs In Game 3

Much like in Game 2, the Cavaliers again came out strong, but hot shooting from Klay Thompson and a late scoring run gave the Warriors a 39-32 lead after the first quarter of Game 3. He looks more like a two-time MVP than the hobbled player he was in last year's Finals. Mot of that throwing was done by James , who made nine of his first 10 shots to set the tone for the Cavaliers, who had 27... [Full Article...]

French leader Macron urges Gulf heads to defuse crisis

Qatar hosts 8,000 US military personnel at al Udeid, the largest USA air base in the Middle East and a launchpad for US -led strikes on the Islamic State militant group. A spokesperson for SNC-Lavalin, which last year got a five-year engineering consultancy and support services contract for a gas-to-liquids complex in Qatar's Ras Laffan Industrial City north of Doha, said the company is "closely... [Full Article...]

ICC Champions trophy: Australia vs Bangladesh match abandoned due to rain

Australia are now level with England on two points at the top of the standings after playing two games, both of which have been abandoned due to rain. Australia vs Bangladesh is scheduled for a 1.30pm BST, 6pm IST, 10.30pm AEDT, 6.30pm Bangladesh time start. A brief 69 run stand between Tamim and Shakib Al Hasan (29) helped Bangladesh recover a bit as the in-form opening batsman ... [Full Article...]

NBA Finals MVP Odds: Kevin Durant favored to win 5/31/17

NBA Finals MVP Odds: Kevin Durant favored to win 5/31/17 LeBron James is making his seventh consecutive NBA Finals appearance and eighth overall. What worked for the Cavaliers in battling back from a three-games-to-one deficit in last year's Finals won't work this time around, because now the Warriors have Kevin Durant rather than Harrison Barnes. [Full Article...]

Margaret Court Arena renamed on Google Maps in apparent quirk

Margaret Court Arena renamed on Google Maps in apparent quirk Fellow tennis player Martina Navratilova wrote an open letter in Fairfax Media that called for Margaret Court Arena to be renamed . However, the stadium's name still appears correctly if you search " Margaret Court Arena ". An online petition titled "Rename the Margaret Court Arena the Evonne Goolagong Arena " has gathered close to 10,000 signatures. The company added that overall user... [Full Article...]

Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

Amla was run out by a direct hit from Tharanga for a fine 103 that came off 115 deliveries with five fours and two sixes. For brief periods, Sri Lanka threatened to open some familiar wounds in the South African camp, but just couldn't sustain the promise for long enough in their Group B clash of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at The Oval on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Conor McGregor ranked No

But this year, the list was a "boys' club more than ever", as it was the first year since Forbes extended its list to 100 names in 2012 that there hasn't been at least two female athletes, mainly consisting of tennis players. Lionel Messi - $80m 4. McGregor and Nate Diaz topped the bill at UFC 196 in March and UFC 202 in August. UFC President Dana White has estimated that Mayweather will ... [Full Article...]

Defending champ leaves Roland Garros in tears

Defending champ leaves Roland Garros in tears Bacsinszky delivered a terminal blow for the new guard when she downed 36-year-old Venus Williams 5-7 6-2 6-1. Mladenovic, who is into her second career grand slam quarter-final, said she also found it tough playing in front of her home crowd. [Full Article...]

Man U rediscovers aura, winning mentality under Mourinho

Man U rediscovers aura, winning mentality under Mourinho The club is now a club with every title in world football and we are very happy because he fought hard for this since the beginning. "First of all, Manchester is a city like [Ferguson's home town] Glasgow, it's a working-class city with fantastic people and they'll get together", former United manager Ferguson told Sky Sports . [Full Article...]

Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator

Brett Gardner went down on a 98 miles per hour fastball, Gary Sanchez on a 97, and Aaron Judge on a 99 miles per hour heater. Porcello allowed six runs (five earned) and eight hits over 6 1/3 innings in his third straight loss. "His personality is resonating with fans". - Josh Rutledge was the lone bright spot for the Red Sox. Red Sox: LHP Brian Johnson threw a bullpen for Triple-A Pawtuck... [Full Article...]

Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo wants to play, open to extension

Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo wants to play, open to extension Despite starting for six quarters while other members of his draft class - like Derek Carr, Teddy Bridgewater, and Blake Bortles - have become established starters around the league, Garoppolo affirmed his contentment with being a part of the Patriots . [Full Article...]

Florida police release dashcam footage of golfer incoherent in front of officers

Footage shows Woods, dressed in a white long-sleeved shirt and black baseball cap, appearing disoriented and unable to stand up straight. The Jupiter Police Department released the dash-cam video footage of Woods failing to complete a sobriety test, included walking with one foot directly in front of the other, a short distance away from his home. [Full Article...]

Warriors rally to win Game 3, push Cavaliers to brink of sweep

Warriors rally to win Game 3, push Cavaliers to brink of sweep Now we're just ragging on Curry because he was lying down? Durant, who is chasing his first National Basketball Association championship, buried the go-ahead three-pointer over James with 45.3 seconds remaining, and made two foul shots with 12.9 seconds to go make it 116-113. [Full Article...]

Muguruza breaks down in tears after lively clash with Mladenovic

The 14-time major victor is yet to drop a set, conceding just six games in the last two rounds as he strives to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single grand slam. "It's a very painful defeat here in the French Open ", said a tearful Muguruza. The Spaniard, champion here past year, had been complaining about the vocal and fiercely partisan crowd on Court Suzanne Lenglen during her mat... [Full Article...]

Meltdown of the year? I was expecting it, says Svitolina

Meltdown of the year? I was expecting it, says Svitolina With the confidence and momentum carried over from the first set, Halep had the ideal start to the final set as she broke serve in the opening game, taking the early lead in a set for the first time in the match. Of course, I let her back into the game a little bit, but she knows how to come back in the matches and she always fights for every ball. The third seed clinched the win in two hours ... [Full Article...]

Murray and Wawrinka sweep into French Open last 16

The loss of the opening set seemed to deflate Del Potro, and Murray won 7-6 (8) 7-5 6-0 to advance to the fourth round at Roland Garros. But a monumental effort by del Potro saw him break back for 5-5, only to instantly drop serve again as Murray yanked him around the court with tight angles, drop shots and lobs. [Full Article...]

Top seed Murray advances to quarterfinals

During the early stages, however, he was overpowered by Nishikori, who broke Murray's serve twice with some relentless play from the back of the court. "It's a huge bonus for me, looking to the rest of the tournament", Cilic said, "knowing that, mentally and physically, I haven't spent any energy at all". [Full Article...]


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