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by | June 02, 2017 | 03:32

Artemis, who had battled back to lead after a penalty for an early start, were denied victory after they were ruled not to have allowed the Kiwis enough room for their gybe at the final turn. The US successfully defended the prize in 1870 and did not relinquish it until 1983, seeing off 24 challengers during the longest winning streak in sporting history.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:24

A's starter Jharel Cotton (3-6), pitched 5 2/3 innings, giving up five runs, but only one earned. He struck out 10, walked only one and limited Oakland to two harmless hits. Manager Terry Francona wouldn't say if Kluber will be on a pitch count. With Cleveland leading 1-0, the Indians scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:02

Though he isn't shaken by the series defeat against England , AB admits a loss at the beginning of the Champions Trophy would not be an ideal start for the South Africans. And today in the first game at Kennington Oval, London , opener Tamil Iqbal continued his form and smashed the English bowlers and punished them hard scoring a magnificent hundred and becoming the highest run scorer for Bangladesh in Champions Trophy.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:32

England came into this tournament featuring the world´s top eight ODI sides having made huge strides in white-ball cricket in the past two years. "I hope that I am picked, but that is up to the team management so let's see how this goes", PakPassion.net quoted Sohail as saying. However one day after England slipped to 20-6 in the third ODI against South Africa , Bangladesh collapsed to 22-6 before losing to India by 240 runs.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:13

Porcello's start to the season has without question become the most disappointing facet of the season thus far. But the fiery Sale clashed with White Sox management at times, including a five-day suspension past year for taking scissors to throwback uniforms he said were uncomfortable.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:24

Though, the Captain Morgan expects all three to be fit to play. Hosts England will kick-start the tourney against Bangladesh in London on Thursday before the much-awaited rivalry between India and Pakistan on June 4 . "You cannot reach out or play the shots away from your body and so it's also important to assess the conditions, not only the pitch conditions but also the weather conditions which can change dramatically during the day", he added.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:04

The LAPD tweeted that a racial slur was spray-painted on the outer gate of the National Basketball Association player's home on Wednesday. "So, I'm really sorry to hear that something that appalling happened right here". LAPD officials said they have yet to deem the vandalization a hate crime. "You know hate in America, especially for African-Americans, is living every day".

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:38

Navratilova says that Margaret Court Arena-which is one of the main stadiums of the Australian Open-should be renamed to show that the tennis community does not support such behavior. The backlash comes in response to comments made by Margaret Court during an interview on Christian radio and her longtime criticism of homosexuality .

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:47

In Game 2 Wednesday, Rinne gave up four goals on 25 shots in the Penguins' 4-1 win. "It's insane", said Guentzel, who has an National Hockey League rookie record five game-winning goals this postseason. Subban, a Predators fan throwing a catfish onto the ice and the Penguins enduring a 37-minute shot drought and scoring the victor on the next shot they took.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:21

Meanwhile, Laidlaw has insisted the individual records of the British and Irish Lions' four nations will carry precious little weight on a gruelling tour of New Zealand . The Lions then travel to the capital of Wellington for a tour match against the Hurricanes before the second Test on July 1 in the same city. "He can expect to make a few tackles on the weekend".

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:40

He achieved this milestone in the third ODI against England at Lord's. Similarly, among bowlers, Bangladesh and England have three each inside the top 20, followed by New Zealand , South Africa and Australia with two each. Amla became Roland-Jones' first global scalp in the 16th over but any thought of a Proteas slump was quickly ended by JP Duminy and AB de Villiers - the pair seeing South Africa home with plenty of time to spare.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:04

Ronaldo, according to Spanish prosecutors, should face charges for avoiding the payment of taxes due on image rights income between 2011 and 2014. Ronaldo also declares he enjoys watching Messi play. Real Madrid's head coach Zinedine Zidane, 3rd left signals next to Cristiano Ronaldo , left, during a training session at a media open day in Madrid , Tuesday May 30, 2017.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:16

After another tiresome draw against Southampton on Wednesday night, it was confirmed that Manchester United would win fewer league fixtures this year than they have in any other Premier League season and were guaranteed to finish sixth in the table.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:46

The gaps build interest and anticipation, and when you're on the wrong side of 50 like I am, 12 years seems to go a hell of a lot quicker than it used to! There is nothing like a Lions tour to get the juices flowing, particularly as this Lions squad can genuinely challenge the All Blacks if (and it is a big if) they play to their potential.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:43

Kruger's hit isn't overly egregious, but too many big contracts could tie the hands of the expansion club; if they start taking on names like that, they may have to pass on other players that teams are banking on them selecting. The Leafs will likely go the way of protecting seven forwards, three defensemen and one goaltender. The landscape could change if Toronto moves van Riemsdyk for a defenseman, who would be protected instead of Carrick and expose the former McPhee draft pick for ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:54

Take, for instance, the approach from the two goaltenders. A 7-0 blowout of Ottawa in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals was a prompt in-your-face reminder of Pittsburgh's enviable play-making ability, and it gave Mike Sullivan's group a chance to do what it failed to do against the Washington Capitals - avoid a seven-game slog to the next round.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:35

Here are the 10 who stood out the most. Nashville Predators fans cheer as they watch Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at one of several viewing areas set up Monday , May 29, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The self-pass through the legs of defenseman Olli Maatta was breathtaking. If there's any consolation for the Predators, it's that their gameplan has actually worked to a large degree through two games.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:53

The defending Stanley Cup champions needed just over three minutes at the start of the third period to turn a taut Game 2 into a runaway, beating Pekka Rinne three times in a 4-1 victory on Wednesday night to inch closer to becoming the first team in almost 20 years to win back-to-back titles.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:43

It's not much. Unless you're playing the Pittsburgh Penguins . PITTSBURGH (AP ) - By coach Peter Laviolette's math, the Nashville Predators have been pretty good for all but 10 minutes of the Stanley Cup Final . Three minutes later Jake Guentzel scored the victor and Nick Bonino scored an empty net goal. He speaks a little bit of Russian, but I play with some Russians too.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:41

She then said all the baby's aunties are fighting over who the baby should be named after, adding: "Every day we're like, Baby Vee, Baby Isher, Baby Lyn, so we all want the baby to be named after us". Wearing a yellow swimsuit, she posed to the side to flaunt her blossoming figure, writing "20 weeks" in the caption over the photo. She referred to baby as "she", and listed a series of potential female names.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:27

A source told CNN Wednesday that Comey is also expected to address his private conversations with Trump, where Trump reportedly asked him to kill his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Richard Burr, R-N.C., said the committee welcomes Comey's testimony, but declined to comment further. The associate did say that Robert Mueller, whom the Justice Department appointed earlier this month to lead the government's inquiry, is allowing Comey to make certain statements.

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:39

Ademola Lookman's first goals of the 2017 Men's U-20 World Cup fired England to its first quarterfinal round appearance at this tournament since 1993 . Randal Leal pulled a goal back for Costa Rica in the 89th minute at Jeonju World Cup Stadium but England held on. The 2-1 win send England through to a quarterfinal against Senegal or Mexico on June 5.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:07

Penguins forward Jake Guentzel , right, celebrates after scoring early in the third period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Predators on May 31, 2017 in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania. "I think he's had an opportunity to get a little bit of a second wind", Sullivan added. "One of strengths of our team this season is that we've been able to adapt and find ways to score", Penguins center Matt Cullen said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:35

Sandoval says someone painted over the slur before officers arrived at the home to investigate. "(M) ultiple LAPD units and a neighborhood patrol vehicle responded to the home early Wednesday morning. Throughout his career, James has been ranked by Forbes as one of the world's most influential athletes, and in 2017, he was listed as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time .

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:41

Title favorites Garbine Muguruza, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will kick off their campaign at Roland Garros on Monday. The 29-year-old Kerber has struggled this year, withdrawing from the Madrid Open with a thigh injury and going down in straight sets to qualifier Anna Kontaveit in Rome .

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:21

But shorter overtimes also could lead to more ties, which isn't great for anyone. Under the old rule, teams would trim rosters from 90 to 75 before the final preseason game, then 75 to 53 in the last cut down day. Those types of celebrations had been banned in recent years for reasons the National Football League attributed to sportsmanship and an effort to avoid physical confrontations.

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:19

The Padres won a fourth straight game for the first time since August 2015. "I liked our lineup a lot today", said Maddon. Anthony Rizzo was hit by a Perdomo pitch leading off the inning. "You gotta give their guy credit". "Perdomo threw the ball really well today; good velocity, good sinking velocity". Arrieta's outing, which would have gone into the seventh if his spot in the order hadn't come up in a 1-1 game with a man at third, at least offered a chance to get off the mat.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:20

The Warriors and Cleveland have a storied past, to say the least. As Fox Sports pointed out, the two will be in the NBA Finals once more after ten long years, this time as opponents since Brown will be pitching in as interim coach of the Golden State Warriors .

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:26

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell has said there is no timeline on the investigation and that being thorough provides fairness to the athlete. Since being drafted, the now 21-year-old has been involved in several situations that may clash with the NFL's flexible personal conduct policy. "This is primarily due to conflicting and inconsistent information across all incidents resulting in concern regarding the sufficiency of the evidence to support the filing of criminal ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:45

Reina's Napoli contract expires in 2018, but many now believe the keeper could leave the club this summer instead. The thirty-four year old signed for Napoli permanently in the summer of 2015 having also played for them on loan in the 2013/14 campaign.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:11

It is believed that a move overseas to China or the USA is now unlikely, and Terry will be making a straight decision between continuing to play Premier League football for a club that can offer regular game time , or retirement. Terry said in a post-match interview that the substitution was his idea, but it is understood the decision was made by Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and a group of senior players.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:04

It just lifts everybody's spirits. After posting six more strikeouts against the Rockies, Paxton has a total of 51 through 43 innings pitched. Valencia would finish the day with two hits. Valencia scored on Mike Zunino's two-out double into the left-field corner. His 5-3 record isn't quite as sparkling and is both indicative of not getting as much run support as Senzatela but also giving up a few poorly timed home runs.

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:19

LeBron James is dealing with a distraction to deal with a day before the beginning of the National Basketball Association finals. The Cavaliers are scheduled to face off on Thursday against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, California.

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:26

Neither player could engineer a break point in the second set, with Isner racing 5-0 up in the tie-break and forcing a decider despite seeing two of his three set points get away from him. Serbian Djokovic had confirmed before the final that former world number one Andre Agassi will be his new coach . The Serb, beaten 6-4 6-3 by Zverev in the Rome sunshine on Sunday (NZT Monday), said he would join up with eight-times grand slam champion Agassi as he prepares to defend his Roland Garros ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 01:08

Of Note: Rory McIlroy withdrew last week to rest his ailing ribs and focus on the U.S. Open . The road leading up to the Masters featured three straight victories by Dustin Johnson , two straight at the start of year by Justin Thomas, one by Jordan Spieth at Pebble, Hideki Matsuyama in Phoenix , Rickie Fowler at the Honda Classic and was capped off by Sergio Garcia in a green jacket.