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by | June 05, 2017 | 03:28

England , who have a pretty settled squad at their disposal, will also have the home advantage with them. "A game between Pakistan and India is always good and Birmingham has always had a very good atmosphere", he added. "It's going to be a high profile match where countrymen of both the teams will be waiting eagerly for that match". Such is the global and commercial appeal of the fixture, as the ICC has effectively admitted to "doctoring" the draw to make sure the teams are paired ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:49

On Sunday, the Red Sox will be rolling out LHP Chris Sale for the start. Brian Johnson was forced to exit his start with the PawSox Saturday after experience what appeared to be a calf injury . The only uncomfortable aspect of the night for the Red Sox came in the ninth inning thanks to some very uncharacteristic struggles from Kimbrel. Boston's offense went into a bit of a cold spell over the next few innings, but they still worked the counts well enough to knock Bundy out after just five ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:15

Ryan snapped the Senators power play drought at 0-for-29 when he tied it up at the 13:15 mark, with Ottawa enjoying a five-on-three advantage. 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 05, 2017 | 04:05

Rafael Nadal beat Robert Bautista Agut to ease into French Open 2017 quarter finals. Since 2005, she has only lost once to a player who would not make a French Open semifinal: her third-round defeat by Gisela Dulko in 2011. Fifth seed Svitolina downed Magda Linette of Poland 6-4, 7-5. The only other two women with a Grand Slam trophy on their resumes who made it to the fourth round - Svetlana Kuznetsova and Samantha Stosur - lost earlier Sunday to women without one.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:09

A review of Thursday's action in the men's singles at the French Open as Juan Martin Del Potro again showed himself to be one of tennis' great sportsmen. Wawrinka will face Italy's Fabio Fognini for a place in the fourth round. British number two Kyle Edmund also progressed after beating Renzo Olivo 7-5 6-3 6-1.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:41

Nadal , 31, is looking to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam event. "Honestly I went through so many emotions during this match that I don't know what to say". Kristina Mladenovic ensured France will have women in the quarterfinals for the first time since 1994 after dumping out fourth seed Muguruza 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

by | June 05, 2017 | 02:36

A familiar face is returning to Great American Ball Park this weekend. "Usually, in those situations, I'm making an out, so it felt pretty good", Mesoraco said. His only win came on July 25, 2011, with the Mets, a 4-2 victory. His biggest problem: 21 walks in those six starts. "I'm still Mr. Cincinnati , regardless of what anybody say", Phillips told WLWT-TV and FoxSports Ohio.

by | June 05, 2017 | 02:31

Florida's lineup, which has struggled at times this season, has scored 20 runs combined in three World Series games. On and on it went, until the tournament actually got under way Thursday and the cream rose to the top after the first two days.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:43

With the news of Timea Bacsinszky's three-set victory over Venus Williams shortly after Mladenovic's win, the realization has hit that there will be a maiden Grand Slam victor on the women's side. Speaking about Mladenovic's performance, Muguruza added: 'She is playing good. "Probably I didn't play as well as I did the other day, but I still played well".

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:02

To finish the year with the Champions League and the record... Whether or not Griezmann was sending a cryptic message to Atleti's rivals Madrid, it's obvious he wasn't particularly interested in the final at the Principality Stadium. Zidane has only one year left on his contract, but is widely expected to remain at the team's helm. Indeed the Italian side had only conceded three goals in their 12 European games this season en-route to the final.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:07

After having three tough matches against former champion Francesca Schiavone , Anett Kontaveit and Yulia Putintseva , Muguruza now comes up against a player who has been one of the in-form players of 2017. The second-seeded Djokovic saved four set points before Schwartzman, who is ranked 41st, clinched it 7-5 on his next opportunity when the Serb hit a backhand long.

by | June 05, 2017 | 02:51

If you play a guy you don't really know, it's hard to get the right gameplan, so it also helps that I know Juan Martin's game very well. About one tonne of red dust is needed to cover the average court, with Court Philippe Chatrier requiring 1.5 tonnes because it has more space behind the baseline.

by | June 05, 2017 | 02:47

James Neal , Craig Smith and Mattias Ekholm also scored for Nashville as the Predators worked out some frustration against the Pens. Game 4 is Monday night in Nashville . But a four-game sample gives plenty of leeway for things to not go as they should. The Predators played a lot better in front of him, too. If the blue-liners can limit the scoring chances Rinne faces against Sidney Crosby and company-and if Rinne plays more like he did in Game 3 than he did in Games 1 and 2-the ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 02:09

Imran Tahir cenebrates after taking a wicket against Sri Lanka at the Oval . Having won the toss, Sri Lankan skipper Upul Tharanga made a decision to bowl first, as the South Africans managed to post a challenging total of 299, courtesy Hashim Amla's brilliant 103.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:13

LeBron James wanted to be with his family, to hug his wife and three kids back in Ohio. The Cleveland Cavaliers pose with the Eastern Conference Championship Trophy after defeating the Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game Five of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden on May 25, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:35

In the second half, Henrikh Mkhitaryan flicked a corner by Chris Smalling to double United's lead. Manchester United enjoyed just 31% of possession in the Stockholm final, with Ajax dominating the ball but struggling to create any clear-cut chances.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:31

Real became the first club in the Champions League era to successfully defend the trophy, crushing Italian champions Juve 4-1 in the Welsh capital. After Casemiro put the Spanish champions back in front in the 61st, Ronaldo turned in the third at the near post inside three minutes, and Marco Asensio wrapped up the scoring in the 90th.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:22

The crash unfolded just after 3 a.m. Sunday in Sherman Oaks. Authorities said Fisher's vehicle - a 2015 Cadillac - continued across the right shoulder, and collided with the raised concrete curb and guardrail, and overturned. Officers discovered that Fisher had been drinking and arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after a DUI test, authorities said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:57

Open , was ousted by two-time major finalist Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, while 2011 U.S. Open champion Stosur was eliminated by 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. "Yeah, tough draw, but I think it's also tough for her". The Spaniard had a spring in her step while Mladenovic had pain in her back, taking time to stretch as she fell a double break down.

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:54

If Cleveland is going to win they also need to dominate inside the paint and on the glass, something they did not do in Game 1. It was one game. As the Warriors have rampaged to a 13-0 record this postseason, Curry has managed to go somewhat overlooked.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:04

Juventus lost the Champions League Final to Real Madrid , but still earned more from the tournament this season than any other club: €109m. The Real Madrid forward scored twice in the 4-1 victory over Juventus, ensuring he beat Lionel Messi to the competition's top scorer award and reached 600 career goals as well as winning the competition for the fourth time in his career.

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:37

No. 10 seed Venus Williams vs. Rafael Nadal produced another dominant display to race into his 11th French Open quarter-final. Nadal has been broken just three times in his first four matches , is dominating his return and has had 23 or less unforced errors in every match.

by | June 05, 2017 | 02:43

He was coming off his worst outing of the season Sunday - his first start since he displaced struggling right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez in the rotation. Bundy, meanwhile, has been the Orioles' best pitcher this year. On a 1-0 fastball that caught every bit of the plate, Manny launched a solo shot to left field in almost the same spot of Ramirez's two-run HR. Bundy is hoping for continued support from second baseman Jonathan Schoop , who is 3-for-8 with a home run and three RBIs in the series ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:24

While Juventus came to Cardiff after winning six consecutive Scudetti, it was Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid team that earned their own six in a row. His team at certain stages of the first half in Wales looked like they might be overrun by La Vecchia Signora but after the teams were level at the break, Zidane's side put in an incredible second half performance to pick up the trophy - Real's 12 European Cup.

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:20

After that, Woods appears to be confused by the cuffs holding his hands behind his back. When asked what his hair and eye colour is by an officer, Woods takes a long pause before saying "I don't know". The 14-time major champion passed his breath test, twice scoring a.000, as the police officer explains in the video, but he had failed several field sobriety tests.

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:56

While Subban said following Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final that Crosby told him his breath smelled bad , a hilariously juvenile jab between National Hockey League superstars, Crosby is now claiming the whole story is made up. "But at the end of the day, we're just going to take the win and move on". On Sunday, Crosby fired back at Subban in taking issue with the allegation.

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:16

The rider ended up on the hood and slammed into the car's windshield. Law enforcement officials in Italy launched an investigation into the accident and the 30-year-old driver of the vehicle was interrogated. Nicky Hayden , an American who won the MotoGP title in 2006, has died at the age of 35. He was the youngest rider to become an AMA Superbike Champion in 2002, which immediately propelled him into the Moto GP circuit in the premier league.

by | June 05, 2017 | 00:23

Goodell's letter highlighted some of the celebrations that will be allowed under the new rules, including group demonstrations, snow angels and those that use the football as a prop, all of which would have drawn a flag previous year. Touchdown celebrations: snow angels, group demonstrations and more are back! It's likely to change the frantic pace overtime periods are played.

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:08

The attack comes as tech giants come under increased pressure in Europe over their policing of violent and hate speech. As it was, in addition to the seven fatalities, the National Health Service said later Sunday that 21 of the injured were in critical condition.

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:23

By doing so, Real were crowned kings of Europe for a record 12th time and became the first side to retain the Champions League trophy in the modern era. Zidane's gift may simply be that he is so assured of himself and his place in the game that he feels no need to do anything except encourage the ruthless instincts of his most important player.

by | June 05, 2017 | 00:42

It was a balanced game, the first half Juventus played well but the second half we were impressive. "My age is just a number,"he said". Of course, Real's win was about much more than the contribution of their Portugal forward. So Ronaldo has played fewer minutes in recent months than he is used to doing. Born among Marseille's toughest streets, Zidane said this week: "If you said I was going to live all of this when I was a child quite frankly I would never have believed, but here I ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:51

What more could I ask?" I have two or three days to rest now then I have a qualifying game for Portugal. Speculations are now that, whether he has surpassed Lionel Messi to inch closer to his fifth the Ballon d'Or. I prepare for this. "It's been a hard season, so I understood the circumstances", he said. "The people who always criticise Cristiano are going to have put their guitar back in its case".

by | June 05, 2017 | 00:43

He did not touch it, nor did he pose with the trophy like his English counterpart Eoin Morgan, who appeared for the presser after Mashrafe and smilingly posed for photographs. England found themselves at 20/6 in the first five overs, the worst start by a batting side in ODI cricket history, after losing the toss and being sent in by the opposition.

by | June 05, 2017 | 01:28

Manchester United will now be forced to look elsewhere, with links to Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata picking up steam. And the speculation over his departure increased on Thursday, after the Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS) ruled to uphold the Federation Internationale de Football Association transfer ban which means Atletico will not be able add to their squad until January 2018, reports Xinhua News Agency.

by | June 05, 2017 | 00:49

Rick Dennison is incorporating the Mike Shanahan/Gary Kubiak West Coast offense at Buffalo. The Bills absolutely need some help at wide receiver. That's because multiple players on the Bills are recruiting Maclin to join them in Buffalo. "You know how the business goes". The Bills have been without top receiver Sammy Watkins during offseason practices because of January foot surgery, while rookie receiver Zay Jones has been held out of practices the past two weeks with a knee injury.