• Don't think we need to change anything for final: Kohli
Don't think we need to change anything for final: Kohli

Obviously, if you reach the finals, you have to play some good cricket, and credit to them, they have turned around things for themselves really well. "The way Pakistan team played against England gives us an impression that they are now in a position to do something special for the country in the all-important match", Zaheer said on Thursday.

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  • Manchester United complete Lindelof signing
Manchester United complete Lindelof signing

The Red Devils secured EFL Cup and Europa League glory in Mourinho's first campaign in charge at Old Trafford. "Our season a year ago showed us that we need options and quality to add depth to the squad and Victor is the first to join us this summer".

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  • Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing
Carnage at US Open as world's top three sent packing

Open since Winged Foot in 1974, back when the names were more familiar for a major - Raymond Floyd , Arnold Palmer , Gary Player and Hale Irwin , who went on to win his first major. BUSY BADGER: No break for Steve Stricker after the U.S. Open. Jordan Spieth wasn't part of the high-profile horde of players that missed the cut at Erin Hills .

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  • French Open champion Nadal: La Decima is impossible to describe
French Open champion Nadal: La Decima is impossible to describe

Since his debut in 2005, he has lost only two matches on the Parisian red clay and he bagged his 79th victory on Sunday by dismantling Swiss Stan Wawrinka 6-2 6-3 6-1 in a one-sided final. Your only chance to take the fight Wawrinka lost early in the match, when you missed your first and only break point of the match. While the Swiss could not st...

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  • Another Victory Parade for the Warriors
Another Victory Parade for the Warriors

They are called the Golden State Warriors, but they don't belong to all of California. "Somebody asked me about (going to the White House) a couple of months ago, like a hypothetical, if the championship were to happen would I do it and I think I answered "I wouldn't go".

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  • And now, 29 teams will start chasing the champion Warriors
And now, 29 teams will start chasing the champion Warriors

Last summer, when questioned about the Warriors addition of Durant, Silver was strongly against it. Everyone from ordinary folks to famous people all celebrated as one after the Warriors' big win. "Just 'Congrats!' You know". "This is history. We're going down as one of the best teams ever, and that's a special thing you can not take away from ...

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  • England reaches Champions Trophy Semis
England reaches Champions Trophy Semis

Buttler, one of three survivors alongside Root and Morgan from England's victory nearly exactly four years ago, knows England can land a metaphorical but terminal shot this time. England reached a breaking point in February 2015 when their hosts dished out an uncompromising lesson with an eight-wicket annihilation in Wellington which took less t...

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  • Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia
Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

Portugal is making its first appearance in the Confederations Cup, the eight-nation competition played by continental champions plus host Russian Federation and World Cup victor Germany . By his own high standards, the 2016-17 season was disappointing for "Chicharito", who scored 11 league goals for Bayer Leverkusen as they finished 12th in Ge...

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  • Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?
Will the NBA Champion Warriors Visit the White House?

But perhaps the face of the franchise, Stephen Curry , made it pretty clear that he doesn't have an interest in visiting Donald Trump . "Today is all about celebrating our championship", they said. "Y'all might write about it". While the Bay Area rapper lifted his "curse" last summer when Durant signed with the hometown Golden State Warriors...

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  • LeBron James: Warriors' 'firepower' probably most I've seen
LeBron James: Warriors' 'firepower' probably most I've seen

Last year's Golden State Warriors won an NBA-record 73 games during the regular season but fell short of the ultimate goal after blowing a 3-1 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. I think we have a group of guys who enjoy playing together. The Warriors will try to wrap things up with a win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in...

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  • Champions Trophy final: Pakistan has nothing to lose, says Azhar Mahmood
Champions Trophy final: Pakistan has nothing to lose, says Azhar Mahmood

It was very disappointing to see that go wrong in the Indian game. "I don't think the first game (against Pakistan in Birmingham) will have any relevance here". But we've closed the chapter on that. "Defeat at Edgbaston is a history now, we have moved so far since then and now we are in the final of the tournament".

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  • Casey looks to reel in Fowler
Casey looks to reel in Fowler

You look back, and I just grinded it out". The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. However the 39-year-old world No. Major champions Bubba Watson , Jimmy Walker , Charl Schwartzel and Jason Dufner also missed. On typical U.S. Open greens, that would have run off the back of the green.

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  • Harry Kane showed why he's ranked among world's best, says Christophe Berra
Harry Kane showed why he's ranked among world's best, says Christophe Berra

Tom Heaton has had an outstanding season and we've got to make sure people feel involved. "We can only take steps at a time and work as a team to improve every area - whether that's technical, tactical, psychological". Left-back Andrew Robertson felt that he, fellow defender Charlie Mulgrew and goalkeeper Craig Gordon were found wanting at th...

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  • Bafana to counter Nigeria's pace and aggression
Bafana to counter Nigeria's pace and aggression

Nigeria will play South Africa on Saturday, June 10 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. "I enjoyed their enthusiasm, they are very sharp". Also, Eagles' goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa , said that they were ready for the game. "They will play a good technical football, with quickness and aggressiveness", Rohr told KweseESPN.

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  • McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit
McIlroy dismisses Twitter criticism after US Open exit

Masters champion Sergio Garcia of Spain. On the golf course, there was only a barrage of birdies. The golf course is not going to change, but if you approach it as a challenge, then you're in with a chance. The one-time PGA Tour victor went out in four-under 32, but gave two shots back on his back nine to shoot a two-under 70. The four-way tie ...

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  • England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Root
England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Root

Pakistan lost the ODI series in England 4-1 previous year, but did register a consolation victory in the final match at Sophia Gardens, leaving Sarfraz positive ahead of their mid-week clash. But as time goes by - some of our players have played 20-odd, or fewer than 20 ODIs - and they get to 80, 90, 100 ODIs, these guys are going to win us a lot o...

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP wants
Northern Ireland's DUP wants "sensible Brexit", talks with May to continue

The government meanwhile said the state opening of the British parliament - when May's government presents its legislation programme - will take place on June 21, two days later than planned. Would we then say they shouldn't be in government in the Republic? Talks restarted on Monday in Belfast, under Britain's Northern Ireland Secretary Jame...

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  • AC Milan open to swapping Donnarumma for Ronaldo
AC Milan open to swapping Donnarumma for Ronaldo

AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has stunned the club by turning down a new contract, said CEO Marco Fassone. While sources close to Cristiano Ronaldo claim he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain altogether following recent accusations of tax fraud.

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  • Rickie Fowler makes three straight bogeys, falls out of US Open lead
Rickie Fowler makes three straight bogeys, falls out of US Open lead

I came in this week with no expectations really at all", said the 22-year-old. "I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did". "I think at this point in time I just need to play". Fowler and Rahm each shot 73. This week, so far, you've had to make birdies your friends, even if the course is playing 7,800-plus yards. "I thought 63 was the numbe...

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

It was their second championship in three years. It is a business. "You've got people of every race, color, religion, creed, whatever, and everybody's just coming together and loving this team". Curry and Durant also heard from former President Barack Obama with congratulations, though Durant said he was most excited that among 200 messages was a t...

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  • Parade marking Warriors' title roars in Oakland
Parade marking Warriors' title roars in Oakland

Critics have called the Warriors a super team with the addition of Kevin Durant past year. The impending loss of the Warriors to San Francisco was on the minds of some fans who came out to cheer, though many threw the word "dynasty" around and expected one more championship parade in Oakland next year.

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  • Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited
Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited

The Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals past year and lost the title to the Cleveland Cavaliers after posting the best regular-season record in National Basketball Association history. Warriors players on buses passed Cahambing and his family twirling T-shirts over their heads and waving to the crowd as blue and yellow confetti rained down.

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  • Confed Cup opens with flashy artistic performance
Confed Cup opens with flashy artistic performance

This year's tournament will be held between June 17 and July 2 at four stadiums in Russian Federation. The European champion opens its Group A program on Sunday against Mexico in Kazan . New Zealand is now without a win in four trips to the Confederations Cup , and next plays Mexico on Wednesday in Sochi. After New Zealand lost possessio...

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  • Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland
Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

The brothers took turns climbing on top of a water cooler to see over the crowd and jumped with delight as Curry's bus went by. But on Thursday the city made headlines for good news. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee also rode on floats in the parade, which was marked with a heavy police presence. The end result for the...

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  • Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation
Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation

The outburst comes a week after Comey gave damning testimony at a Senate intelligence committee hearing, accusing the President of being a "liar". Attention is focused on the question of obstruction simply because so much of Trump's campaign to deep-six the investigation has been conducted openly, at full volume.

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  • Former Real president: Sir Alex Ferguson influential in recruiting Ronaldo
Former Real president: Sir Alex Ferguson influential in recruiting Ronaldo

Ronaldo has been linked with a return to United where he would play under Jose Mourinho , and although Calderon said his relationship with the manager isn't the best the lure of Manchester could be the deciding factor. Portugal manager Fernando Santos also defended his player, saying: 'I stand by Ronaldo's character and integrity, both as a man an...

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  • Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland
Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland

Following a swirl of reports to the contrary, the Warriors said earlier this week that no decision had been made on whether the team would accept the traditional invitation to visit the White House. Fans are encouraged to line up for the parade and rally as soon as 5 a.m. Thursday and taking public transportation is encouraged. The Cavaliers m...

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  • Ramirez powers Indians past Twins
Ramirez powers Indians past Twins

Ramirez matched a single-game career high with two home runs and Zimmer equaled a personal best with four runs batted in, and their productivity led to a 9-3 win over the Twins, their third straight overall and second consecutive in the series in Minneapolis.

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  • Looming expansion draft turns up trade chatter around NHL
Looming expansion draft turns up trade chatter around NHL

The NHL Expansion Draft is shaping up to be an easy process for the St. Louis Blues. Key players left unprotected: Marcus Kruger, Trevor van Riemsdyk, Jordin Tootoo, Michal Rozsival. What happens to Ward and Lack? News of this broke after the Stanley Cup run and ensured the Penguins wouldn't have had to scramble this week to trade Fleury, or...

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  • Draymond Green predictably stole the show at the Warriors championship parade
Draymond Green predictably stole the show at the Warriors championship parade

When asked about Green's comments during " Road Trippin ", James responded, "I don't look at it as". I ain't join a superteam. "I think they feel, I think within Cleveland and around the league, they feel that he's very much in play to leave again and likely head out West to one of the two L.A.

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  • Co-leader Koepka has 'bombs away' mentality at Erin Hills
Co-leader Koepka has 'bombs away' mentality at Erin Hills

In addition to Johnson, McIlroy and Day, others in the world's top 12 who will be watching the weekend action are Henrik Stenson, Alex Noren, Jon Rahm, Justin Rose and Adam Scott. "I'm optimistic with where my game is ... some of where my game is". Thomas, decked out in fluorescent pink trousers, was on the move quickly with a birdie-birdie start...

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  • Rickie Fowler: Fowler joint second at Memorial w/ closing 70
Rickie Fowler: Fowler joint second at Memorial w/ closing 70

Its a 72-hole tournament, theres a lot of things that can happen out there. I know that doesn't sound flashy and great. This marks Dufner's fifth-career win on the PGA Tour , his first since winning the CareerBuilder Challenge in January 2016.

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  • Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first National Basketball Association championship
Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first National Basketball Association championship

The Cavaliers did the same past year. Back in February, Warriors guard Shaun Livingston said he would not visit the White House if the team wins this year's National Basketball Association championship, citing his opposition to the president's politics.

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  • Lions need defensive leaders, says coach Andy Farrell ahead of Highlanders Test
Lions need defensive leaders, says coach Andy Farrell ahead of Highlanders Test

Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell said: "The Highlanders have scored 50-odd tries this season, averaging over four tries a game, so we know the type of game that they want to play". Ireland's O'Brien is the man likely to come in for him again in the opening Test in Auckland if Warburton misses out. Conor Murray, Owen Farrell, George Kruis and...

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  • Gingrich: A president
Gingrich: A president "cannot obstruct justice"

Gingrich speaks regularly with Trump and is promoting a new book on how to "understand" him. His comments sparked pushback on Twitter, with many noting that Gingrich had voted to impeach former President Bill Clinton , including an article that charged him with obstruction of justice .

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