• Zaman, Ali help Pakistan storm into Champion's Trophy final
Zaman, Ali help Pakistan storm into Champion's Trophy final

Pakistan had started the Champions Trophy on eighth and in danger of losing a direct entry in the 2019 World Cup, lost to India by 124 runs in their opening game. Pakistan's bowlers, backed up their captains - Sarfraz Ahmed's - decision to bowl first by troubling the hosts from the onset with an impeccable line and a sharp fielding effort.

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  • Lions bring in additional players for New Zealand tour
Lions bring in additional players for New Zealand tour

The second try went to Saracens lock Itoje, who barged over after another Maori scrum disintegrated. Kerr-Barlow was sinbinned for a unsafe shoulder tackle on Lions fullback Leigh Halfpenny allowing the visitors to extend their advantage from 15-10 to 29-10 while the scrumhalf was on the sideline shortly after halftime.

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  • Cabinet Praises Trump at First Formal Meeting
Cabinet Praises Trump at First Formal Meeting

It was a cabinet meeting like no other. President Donald Trump held a cabinet meeting at the White House on June 12, the first to include all of the heads of the executive branch agencies. "I want to thank everyone for coming". Energy Secretary Rick Perry gave his "hats off" to Mr Trump for taking a stand against the Paris climate accor...

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  • America's Cup: New Zealand hold final lead after Swedish skipper goes overboard
America's Cup: New Zealand hold final lead after Swedish skipper goes overboard

Rival helmsman Peter Burling had been in the process of creating another come from behind lead change at mark five when the drama unfolded and with the Swedes retiring he sailed unopposed to the finish. Recap: Helmsmen's news conference on race day one in the America's Cup challenger series final . "The main thing is that we have simplified our r...

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  • Frazier, Davidson power White Sox past Blue Jays, 5-2
Frazier, Davidson power White Sox past Blue Jays, 5-2

The veteran outfielder is also 4-for-6 lifetime against Stroman, who has struggled in his career against the White Sox but has been Toronto's most consistent performer on the mound in 2017. Every starting pitcher is bound to have a bad outing like Biagini's Friday night stinker at some point, especially in their first real go-around in the rota...

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  • Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties
Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

The goal is to persuade the lawmakers to include in the document the amendments convenient for the Trump administration. The U.S. Senate voted almost unanimously earlier this week for legislation to impose new sanctions on Moscow and force President Donald Trump to get Congress' approval before easing any existing sanctions.

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  • Thomas makes US Open history with stunning 63 at Erin Hills
Thomas makes US Open history with stunning 63 at Erin Hills

Thomas birdied No. 17 to reach 63 and take the outright lead. Thomas made six birdies against a bogey on the fourth hole on the front nine. Thomas may have had one of the more entertaining birdies of the afternoon at the par-4 fifth. Open lead courtesy of the lowest score to par in the tournament's history. "I had no idea about the relation t...

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  • Draymond Green and LeBron James Continue the Most Delightful Beef In Basketball
Draymond Green and LeBron James Continue the Most Delightful Beef In Basketball

James shot back on Instagram with a picture of the shirt and the caption, " That's what she said , HUH?!?!?" It gets better, folks. Green and James are friends, after all, and the back-and-forth isn't limited to Green and the Warriors .

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  • Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave
Ronaldo attracting the headlines after report he might leave

Ronaldo has scored 12 goals in six global outings since coming off injured in the Euro final, but Mexico - winners of the Confederations Cup in 1999 - are confident they can stop him. "Cristiano supports every single player in the team and we have a great relationship". "We have trained focusing on Portugal , not Cristiano Ronaldo , and the...

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  • Senzatela gets 9th win as Rockies beat Giants, 10-8
Senzatela gets 9th win as Rockies beat Giants, 10-8

Moore didn't fare well against Colorado in a pair of starts this season, losing both decisions after permitting five runs on 10 hits in 5 2/3 innings of a 5-0 setback on April 15 before being tagged for six runs on nine hits - including three homers - in a 12-3 rout seven days later.

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  • Ronaldo focused on Confederations Cup, says Portugal team-mate Andre Silva
Ronaldo focused on Confederations Cup, says Portugal team-mate Andre Silva

With Ronaldo reportedly intending to quit Real Madrid, ESPN FC's Mark Ogden assesses the chances of a Man United return. The accusation is just one of a number of reasons why Ronaldo allegedly wants to leave Los Blancos this summer, and inevitably talk of his departure has sparked widespread rumours about his next destination.

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  • D-man Beaulieu traded for third round pick
D-man Beaulieu traded for third round pick

The Sabres have traded the 68th pick in the NHL Draft to the Canadiens for Beaulieu. Beaulieu, 24, appeared in his fifth National Hockey League season with the Canadiens in 2016-17, logging career highs in games played (74), goals (four), assists (24) and points (28).

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  • Nadal claims record 10th French Open title
Nadal claims record 10th French Open title

And given how easily he won this tournament, it seems conceivable that if he stays relatively healthy he could threaten Federer's record 18 Grand Slam titles over the next few years. I'm pretty sure I've lost my auto keys 35 times this year". Fourth-seeded Rafael Nadal has won the opening set 6-2 in the French Open final against No.

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  • India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final
India and Pakistan face off in dream cricket final

So what we've produced after that doesn't come as any surprise because that's how we trained, and that's what we worked at."It was very disappointing to see that go wrong in the Indian game. "The way youngsters have performed in this tournament is really encouraging for us, they all have played an important role in bringing Pakistan to the final ...

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  • Facts About NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant
Facts About NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant

The Champagne is beginning to dry, the hangovers are wearing off, and the Mission Street mayhem has subsided from Monday night's Golden State Warriors NBA Finals championship win , which naturally means it's nearly time for a championship parade.

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  • Warriors owner willing to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry
Warriors owner willing to do 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

At that point, the team's offense was more or less oriented around the "Splash Brothers" and that was never more visible than in the playoffs. Kerr's basic premise was that the Warriors have something special and he doesn't want to miss out on being a part of that.

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  • LeBron James Is Glad To Be In Draymond Green's Head
LeBron James Is Glad To Be In Draymond Green's Head

The NBA Finals may be over but the rivalry between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers shows no signs of slowing down. "They suck!" But then of course past year the Cavaliers came back from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Warriors by the slimmest of margins in Game 7, no doubt sending Green into a tailspin of rage that he's only...

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  • Mourinho delighted to play Real Madrid in European Super Cup
Mourinho delighted to play Real Madrid in European Super Cup

Speaking about the fixture, Mourinho claims it'll be an hour to face the best team in Europe. He finally won the Champions League as a Madrid player in 2002, scoring an unbelievable volley in the final against Bayer Leverkusen in Glasgow, Scotland.

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  • LeBron James says he did not start National Basketball Association superteams
LeBron James says he did not start National Basketball Association superteams

It was a reference to the Cavaliers' 2016 NBA Finals win against the Warriors , sandwiched in between two Warriors titles. The Golden State Warriors will resume their rivalry with the Cleveland Cavaliers when the new National Basketball Association season begins on October 20.

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  • McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington
McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

However, still hurting from his early exit, the criticism didn't sit well with McIlroy, who responded, saying: "More like 200mil... not bad for a "bored" 28 year old...plenty more where that came from", before listing his various achievements on the golf course.

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  • Steph Curry, Warriors still aren't interested in visiting the White House
Steph Curry, Warriors still aren't interested in visiting the White House

On Wednesday, Curry said that "as a team ", the Warriors will "have a conversation" about a possible White House visit. They get to celebrate Curry, fellow guard Klay Thompson , Coach Steve Kerr, and finals MVP Kevin Durant , who unlike the others will be in his first championship parade.

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships
Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships

Coming off a 24-save performance in a 6-0 win in Game 5 on Thursday, the 23-year-old closed the Final with a shutout string that spanned 146 minutes and 52 seconds. Yes, he and his team benefited from a quick whistle that nullified what would've been the opening goal of the game for Nashville , before the Penguins stunned the Nashville crowd w...

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  • LaVar Ball Is Bad for NCAA Hoops
LaVar Ball Is Bad for NCAA Hoops

Sure enough there was a remarkable performance at the point guard position in the game, but from the guy on the other team. Fox added that because of Ball's high profile, he believes everyone will be looking to play him hard. The NBA Draft is now just six days away, and teams around the league are making their final preparations and bringing pl...

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  • UK's Fox making case for high spot n NBA Draft
UK's Fox making case for high spot n NBA Draft

The letter , written as a Father's Day tribute, acknowledges the character that LaVar has become as a result of his media attention and bold, sometimes absurd claims. "Oh man, that hill", Ball ruefully recalled. The plan was for Fox to have lunch with Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson, GM Rob Pelinka, Coach Luke Walton an...

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  • Russian Federation vs. New Zealand live stream
Russian Federation vs. New Zealand live stream

It is never wise to disobey Vladimir Putin and Russia's players ensured his midweek warning was not ignored as they kicked off the Confederations Cup in style, beating New Zealand with a performance far more emphatic than the 2-0 scoreline suggested.

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  • The wrong kind of US Open history: Top 3 all miss cut
The wrong kind of US Open history: Top 3 all miss cut

Open. While McIlroy and former world number one Jason Day missed the cut, amateur Cameron Champ - who turned 22 on Thursday - and Xander Schauffele were unlikely contenders on five under par, alongside Players Championship victor Si Woo Kim.

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  • Russian Federation win Confederation Cup opener
Russian Federation win Confederation Cup opener

Putin, fully aware of the discord between fans and arguably the worst Russian Federation team in a generation, went on national television on Thursday and told Stanislav Cherchesov's players to shape up, sharpish. World Cup holders Germany and Australia complete the group. "It is most important that the preparedness for the Confederations Cup has...

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  • Berdych joins seeds' Stuttgart exodus after defeat to Lopez
Berdych joins seeds' Stuttgart exodus after defeat to Lopez

Luxembourg's Muller, seeded four and beaten tournament finalist previous year, produced one of his best displays of the season to upset second seed Zverev 7-6 (7/5) 6-2. The victory vaults Lopez into his 16th career final, including fourth on grass. The 35-year-old will play France's Lucas Pouille in Sunday's final after he beat countryman Beno...

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  • Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup
Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

In the seven editions that have been run by Federation Internationale de Football Association, there have only been three different winners. Cristiano Ronaldo , battling accusations of tax evasion and speculation over his club future, is concentrating only on the Confederations Cup , his Portugal teammate Andre Silva said Friday.

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  • Tigers' Victor Martinez out of the hospital
Tigers' Victor Martinez out of the hospital

The five-time All-Star will remain on the 10-day disabled list, and as Beck noted above, will be monitored over the next 10 days. Victor Martinez was released from the hospital Saturday morning, but the timetable for his return to the Tigers is uncertain.

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  • Root rues 'golden chance' that got away
Root rues 'golden chance' that got away

But after grafting to 128 for two to lay a solid platform against Pakistan, they lost eight wickets for 83 runs in an innings which included only 15 fours and not a single six. "I think he has a little bit of a shin problem, but he's okay and bowling extremely well for us", Sarfraz said. Unlike his debut assignment against West Indies during Apri...

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  • Aamer Sohail says Pak in finals due to match fixing
Aamer Sohail says Pak in finals due to match fixing

They have been brought to the final due to external factors and not based on on-field performance. "Credit goes to the bowlers and the batters who finished it very well", said Sarfraz at the presentation ceremony. Casting a shadow on the ICC Champions Trophy torunament ahead of the final, scheduled to be played between India and Pakistan on Sunda...

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  • Coyotes trade goalie Mike Smith to Flames
Coyotes trade goalie Mike Smith to Flames

Hickey, meanwhile, was drafted by Calgary in the third round of the 2014 National Hockey League draft and spent the last three seasons at Boston University. In his first season with the Coyotes he played 67 regular season games and went on to post a.944 save percentage in the playoffs as the Coyotes reached the Western Conference final for the fi...

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  • Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva
Ronaldo thinking only of Confederations Cup, says Silva

The other teams are New Zealand, Cameroon, Chile, Australia and Mexico. It is played by the continental champions plus the host nation and the World Cup victor. Portugal's triumph at Euro 2016 secured them a place in Russian Federation, where they will be making their Confederations Cup debut against CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico in Group A befo...

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  • Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain
Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain

Speaking in the mixed zone, the 28-year-old said: "I'm a Chelsea player, but they do not want me there". Antonio Conte has stepped up his summer transfer activity and is ready to bolster the Chelsea squad to ensure they remain in the Premier League title hunt next season, while also being able to challenge in the Champions League.

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