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by | June 08, 2017 | 14:28

He was run out, and his dismissal led to bit of a rut as South Africa struggled to find the boundaries. The art of leg spin relies heavily on show and tell and it's easy to forget the nuance in Tahir's work when the passion flows out of him like someone undergoing the business of an exorcism.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:15

Wainwright (6-3) struck out six and walked two, pitching out of two-on, one-out jams in the fourth and fifth, and extending his scoreless streak to 16 1/3 innings. We've never seen anything quite like this - and the Mets certainly hope they won't come across this situation again any time soon. Players like Travis Shaw and Eugenio Suarez might have seemed like intriguing trade options heading into the season, but with both the Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds playing surprisingly ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:41

Even so, 305 was Bangladesh's highest score against England , in its first one-day global on English soil in seven years. The 28-year-old posted bowling figures of 0-35, having contributed three runs in the seven-wicket defeat to the Proteas.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:30

Jose Mourinho has delivered a thinly veiled dig at his critics following Manchester United's Europa League triumph, suggesting that football's "poets" don't win titles. He is making it clear he is now thoroughly deserving of a break. Where will Rooney be playing football next season? They [the agents] don't have my number.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:19

Earlier, Jos Buttler´s quickfire unbeaten 61 helped take England to a total of 310 all out after being sent in to bat in overcast conditions by New Zealand captain Williamson. New Zealand and Bangladesh have a point apiece and will meet each other in their final group game. They seem to produce limited overs cricketers at will.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:05

I was really stung by a wasp. "I think it's such a nice head-to-head coming up for everybody". That was the moment when Muguruza broke down, and had to leave the interview room for a minute or two to compose herself. - Mladenovic produced an astonishing 16 double faults but hit four aces and 23 winners. Venus Williams , Svetlana Kuznetsova and Sam Stosur also went out, meaning the women's event will have a first-time champion this year.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:55

And when the Cavaliers find themselves down 2-0 in the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors , you'll take whatever you can get. Combine that with last year's 73-win season, and a second title in three years - which could have easily been three consecutive championships - and foundation of the case has been made.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:27

Batting first, Bangladesh were able to muster a meagre total of 182 before being bowled out; Tamim Iqbal was the only man to provide any resistance with the bat, as he made a determined 95. "It's disappointing not to get a win but can't do much about the weather and we can't control that". Behind the moist and darkened windows of the Oval dressing room lay a quietly-seething Australian team.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:00

The event, headlined by McGregor, also remains the most successful UFC pay-per-view of all time with 1,650,000 buys. Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi , who was No. Aldridge was No. 29 out of 32 National Basketball Association players on the list. Tennis great Roger Federer and Golden State Warriors guard Kevin Durant followed in for the next two spots to complete the top-five slots.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:34

Reports later revealed that Woods registered a blood alcohol level of 0.00% and instead his condition was because he took Solarex, Vicodin, Torix and Vioxx. In the video officers are seen approaching Woods in the auto. The personal stylist was reportedly shopping at Neiman Marcus in Dallas when she heard about Woods' arrest .

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:35

Asked if the decision was easy or hard, Wenger said: " For me it's always easy on a loving affair because I identify myself so much with the club ". While the Frenchman has guided his teams to Champions League qualification in every season since 1997/98, this year they finished fifth, meaning they will play in the Europa League instead.

by | June 08, 2017 | 14:08

Comey writes, "He then said , 'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". What substantive news do we learn from Comey's statement? There will be intense questioning of James Comey , about whether he thinks the sitting president obstructed justice.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:47

It has been the saga of the transfer window so far, and in the latest twist, Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann apparently made contact with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. Griezmann then committed his future to the Spanish side after their transfer ban, which states they can not register new signings until 2018, was upheld following an appeal.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:52

After Tennessee's Chris Coleman ran a collegiate record 9.82 in the second heat of the 100, Belcher wasn't shaken. "The first time I was pretty nervous in qualifying", he said. The Oregon women of track and field are set to take their place in college history. Belcher, who also has earned All-American honors in the 100, will go for the national title 9:22 p.m., Friday (EST).

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:27

The Cavaliers were seemingly in control in the most competitive game of the series. "We just want to continue to play how we did in Game 2", said James, who led his Cavaliers to a title a year ago despite trailing Golden State by a 3-1 margin in the Finals.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:59

Although the Penguins have a strong leadership group, starting with captain Sidney Crosby and veterans Matt Cullen and Marc-Andre Fleury, Malkin has made it his modus operandi to make such moments about himself. Nashville evened things up at two games apiece with a 4-1 win in Monday's Game 4 . It's a gift that's underrated but appreciated. "I think that's their No.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:01

But Golden State refuse to get ahead of themselves after having lost the third game in each of the last two NBA Finals, both in Cleveland, and know they will have to snap that streak to even give them a shot at going 16-0 in the post-season.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:38

In the midst of three straight championships, Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to the closest encounter with playoff flawlessness before this year's Golden State team. LeBron James dismissed the idea he's exhausted from guarding Kevin Durant . "I saw he (James) was playing his heels behind the 3-point line. We've got a group around him that can help him and create space for him, and I think he's having the time of his life".

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:02

So many things are going right for them in their first home game of the series. Game 3, which starts at 9 p.m. Wednesday on ABC , shifts to Cleveland. With all of their offensive firepower, the Warriors often turn a stretch of timely defensive stops into scoring spurts that can swing the momentum.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:11

University of Washington point guard Markelle Fultz is expected to be the first name taken off the board by the Boston Celtics . If the Lakers don't draft Ball, he's prepared to play for any team. "I got positive vibes", Ball said of his workout. But the feedback he got from Johnson, Walton and the Lakers' coaching staff was encouraging. JC is viewed as a pretty capable sixth man with his scoring punch that a lot of teams can use, but has an ISO style of play that does not fit Luke ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:18

The visitors trailed by just three points at half-time at Oracle Arena, before the Warriors outscored the Cavaliers 35-24 in a decisive third quarter. After Stephen Curry , who had 26 points and 13 rebounds , hit a jumper to cut Cleveland's lead to 113-109, Durant drove into the lane and made a short jumper with 1:15 remaining.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:36

Even with Cleveland improving on some areas of weakness from Game One, Golden State was too much for the Cavaliers to handle. It was only the second time in playoff history that rivals managed triple doubles in the same game, the other in 1970 by New York's Walt Frazier and Milwaukee's Lew Alcindor, later known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:13

Heading into this French Open , the women's draw appeared to be wide open, because of the absence of Maria Sharapova and Williams' sister, Serena. "I'd rather not say anything more", she added. Muguruza was outhit 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 by No. 13-seeded Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic . Bacsinszky's best result at a major tournament was reaching the semifinals at Roland Garros in 2015.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:46

This was Muguruza's first attempt at defending a grand slam championship, and she ran into a determined Mladenovic, who was backed by a vocal crowd of countrymen who chanted her nickname, Kiki, throughout the match. She'll need to take control of points with her return when Halep is serving in order to keep the match from becoming a track meet. In the final game of the set, Elina was leading 4:2, then made three simple mistakes.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:40

The Penguins will likely need Malkin and Kessel at their best to wrestle back control of a series that's lately gone the Predators way. After the Penguins won Games 1 and 2 at home and Nashville answered with victories in their building in Games 3 and 4, Game 5 returns to PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh on Thursday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:43

The first two games have shown a stark difference in depth. Shumpert reportedly needed an IV for cramping after logging 22 minutes in Game 2, but if the Cavs don't find more defensive counters against the Warriors, their entire postseason will cramp up.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:58

During his Cy Young run, he finished 22-4 and the Sox only lost eight of his starts all season. The reigning AL Cy Young Award victor has thrown at least six innings in each of his last 18 road starts, the longest active streak in the majors.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:05

So for three series, we've been able to do that. "We played two really good games". We're 2-2. It's even. Kessel didn't speak much when he was in Toronto and has spoken even less in the two years he's been playing in Pittsburgh . Phil Kessel came walking back inside the dressing room in a black Pittsburgh Penguins hat, a black T-shirt and a pair of black compression shorts, smiling and shaking his head and repeatedly saying, "Jenn made me, Jenn made me".

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:16

Del Potro is still working his way back to his rightful ranking after the wrist problems that nearly ended his career, and the big question was how he would pull up physically. When he properly unloads, gasps from the crowd are sure to follow, and it put the Argentinian in control of the first set. Murray needed two hours and 53 minutes to win 7-6 (8), 7-5, 6-0 over the Argentine del Potro.

by | June 08, 2017 | 13:23

The 32-year-old is the oldest man to make the last four at Roland Garros since Jimmy Connors in 1985. "I am sure everyone will join me. we share our thoughts and prayers with everyone". "But still it was really, really tough battle". But, yeah, a little bit gained some confidence during second and third. He has not dropped a set. 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka beat 15th seed Gael Monfils, 7-5, 7-6 (9-7), 6-2, to earn a ninth win from 10 meetings with French opponents.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:10

Here's five things we learned. Thanks to a night off in the NBA Finals, Barkley took up National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman on his invitation to watch the Stanley Cup Final in person. Nashville came into the playoffs as the 16th seed , and is now in the Stanley Cup Finals, battling the defending champion Penguins. Not without a fight, that is.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:42

Rather than reach back to last year's championship comeback for a confidence boost, James' focus is on figuring out what Cleveland must do to change its fortunes against a Warriors team that is fresher and far more risky this year, thanks to the addition of Kevin Durant .

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:52

The Blues still knew they would need an X-factor to defeat a Queensland side celebrating skipper Cameron Smith's record 40th Origin . "They tried to slow it down last year and we're expecting the same this year", Daley said. The last time long-suffering NSW fans thought as much came after a 26-18 game two victory at the MCG in 2015. "We'll have a look at the video, that's the safest and fairest way to see where we're at as a team, and then we'll make some adjustments from there if ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:56

It was his second start since replacing Ubaldo Jimenez in the Baltimore rotation; in his first try, Asher (2-3) yielded six runs over two innings in loss to Houston on Sunday. Sunday, he went 2-for-3 with two doubles, a walk and a run scored. "It happened again, so I just got to wait and see what the plan is after seeing the doctor", Rodriguez said Friday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:40

He was asked it was taking a toll on him. "I'm averaging a triple-double in the Finals", he said. And I think that's part of why the league has been so popular. The three-time champion stopped driving to the basket in the second half of Game 2 and he looked spent on the bench when he took a break during the third quarter.